Kawhi Leonard wins day with last laugh — his viral laugh — at end of speech

Kurt Helin
NBC Sports
"We want him to stay. We are not giving him the space which he deserves to have.”

Toronto Mayor, superfan Nav Bhatia ask Raptors fans to give Kawhi Leonard “space”

"We want him to stay. We are not giving him the space which he deserves to have.”

Kawhi Leonard just won again.

He won his second NBA title leading the Toronto Raptors to the franchise’s first crown. He earned his second Finals MVP in the process.

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Then on Monday he had the last laugh and won the Raptors’ championship parade in Toronto by ending his speech with his laugh, the same one that went viral at the start of the season.


Of course, what Leonard will do on July 1 was a cloud hanging over the parade, Leonard is a free agent this summer. Kyle Lowry at one point started a “five more years” chant during the parade, which is the maximum number of years Toronto can re-sign Leonard for.

Leonard, exactly as we all should have expected, dodged the question, while praising his time in Toronto.



Unfortunately, this was a parade marred by more serious concerns.

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