The NBA’s free company interval is shortly approaching and 2019 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard stands to be one of the vital wanted members of a particularly gifted free agent class.
The Toronto Raptors acquired Leonard in the summertime of 2018 with an understanding that the All-NBA ahead may elect to depart by way of free company in a yr however the franchise made probably the most of its season-long pitch to maintain Kawhi, adequately managing his well being and in the end, profitable an NBA title.
Along with the year-long benefit, a few of Toronto’s greatest followers have begun their pitch to the celebrity.
Joined Toronto’s greatest @Raptors followers to announce a well mannered petition to #KeepKawhiLeonard. This metropolis has a championship group, with championship stage followers. Let’s preserve the championship MVP right here in Toronto. Calling on @Raptors followers to signal the petition at: https://t.co/dXJzwPXySp pic.twitter.com/yEysZWt1xg
– John Tory (@JohnTory) June 22, 2019
Saturday morning – eight ays earlier than free company formally begins – Toronto Mayor John Tory took to Twitter to share this well mannered petition for followers to induce Kawhi to stick with the Raptors. Within the above Tweet, Tory said: “This metropolis has a championship group, with championship stage followers. Let’s preserve the championship MVP right here in Toronto.”
He additionally included a hyperlink to the petition, which will be discovered at http://kawhiushouldstay.com/.
Whereas quite a lot of groups will vie for his providers, the Raptors franchise – and its followers – have definitely made their case for him to remain over the previous yr.
Free company discussions formally start at 6 p.m. on June 30, 2019.
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