It’s Good To Be King
23 Jun, 2019
Los Angeles is wasting little time pitching Kawhi Leonard on a potential move to the Clippers.
Two digital billboards went up over Interstate 5 in Downey, about 10 miles southeast of Staples Center, encouraging the Southern California native to come home.
One bears an image of a California license plate personalized to read “KAWHI,” with the hashtag #ClipperNation; the other reads “King of SoCal,” with the hashtag #KAWHI2LAC.
A team source told ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk that “the Clippers knew nothing” about the billboards.
Leonard, 27, is expected to be a prime commodity on the free-agent market this summer after leading Toronto to its first NBA title.
Teams can start negotiating with free agents next Sunday, though no deals can be signed until July 6.
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