Rumor: There was 'no way' Kawhi Leonard would have joined Lakers

247Sports - 07-08

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Nobody is quite certain how close the Los Angeles Lakers actually came to signing Kawhi Leonard. The Clippers believed it was a realistic enough possibility that they traded five first-round picks to get Paul George and prevent it from happening, but according to Marc Spears of The Undefeated, a source close to the situation said that there was "no way" that Leonard would choose the Lakers.