While the Knicks are planning an "aggressive" pursuit from Leonard, as Ian Begley of SNY reported, the two-time NBA final, with the MVP reportedly targeting the Clippers, reported ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski last week.
However, Leonard is also seriously considering re-signing the NBA champion Raptors, according to Yahoo! Chris Haynes of Sports, as Toronto is the only team that can offer him a maximum five-year contract.
The Knicks, who have enough salary to sign two free agents for maximum deals, and the Clippers can offer him a four-year maximum deal of $ 140 million, while the Raptors are the only team that has a five-year Deal can offer. Year, $ 190 million contract.
Sportsbook Odds Shark lists the Raptors as favorites, landing Leonard in a free agency with -225 ratings, followed by the Clippers (+175), Los Angeles Lakers (+800), Knicks (+1400) and Brooklyn Nets (+1600).
Leonard, 27, scored an average of 26.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.8 stesls last season with the Raptors. As a three-time all-star and two-time defensive player of the year, he scored an average of 17.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals in his career.