Odds keep Kawhi Leonard with Spurs — but what trades could happen ahead of 2018-19 season?
The oddsmakers in Las Vegas don’t make their money by being often wrong.
That’s why recent news out of Sin City ought to hearten Spurs fans hoping Kawhi Leonard stays in San Antonio.
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Odds released by Bovada, an online sports betting site, still peg the Spurs as Leonard’s most likely employer next season.
The site gives the superstar forward 5/8 odds of donning his familiar silver-and-black No. 2 jersey in 2018-19, despite missing all but nine games of 2017-18 while rehabbing a confounding quadriceps injury.
But if the team and Leonard cannot agree on a contract extension this summer, when the two-time All-Star is eligible for a five-year, $219 million deal, the Spurs might be forced to trade him.
What kind of haul might the Spurs expect if the once-unthinkable comes to pass?
Visit our subscriber site, ExpressNews.com, for a look at some hypothetical, completely made-up trade scenarios the Spurs could explore ahead of the 2018-19 season.
Remember, unlike Las Vegas gambling odds, these are for entertainment purposes only.
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