NBA trade news: Lakers Kawhi Leonard breakthrough, Jimmy Butler to Spurs? Carmelo update

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NBA trade news: Lakers Kawhi Leonard breakthrough, Jimmy Butler to Spurs? Carmelo update
NBA trade news: Lakers Kawhi Leonard breakthrough, Jimmy Butler to Spurs? Carmelo update

GETTY Kawhi Leonard's future could be resolved soon with Jimmy Butler also said to be unhappy Lakers given Kawhi Leonard trade hope The Los Angeles Lakers' pursuit of disgruntled Spurs star Kawhi Leonard looked set to rumble on for another year with neither team able to agree on a deal that would allow the 27-year-old to leave. Spurs general manager RC Buford is believed to have demanded the Lakers part with one or more of their young core – Kyle Kuzma, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart or Brandon Ingram – as well as a package of future draft picks in order to acquire the 2014 Finals MVP this summer. Leonard has made it known he is willing to turn down the opportunity to sign a five-year $219m super-max

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