JeffB
@BlakeMurphyODC
The NBA has fined the Clippers $50K for tampering for Doc Rivers comments about Kawhi Leonard.

@TheSteinLine
Doc Rivers is fined $50,000 for praising Kawhi Leonard on TV and the Clippers, deep down, are bound to consider it money well spent. One more time from @NYTSports on the lengths teams will go to get a player this transcendent in a five-on-five sport: https://t.co/sGebeD3UQj
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moremilk
good stuff, and I disagree that it's money well spent. It smacks of a team that's reaching at straws, it's not like kawhi will hear that and thing "wow, if rivers think I'm as good as jordan, then I'm definitely going there … ".
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Raptorman
Agreed.  This plays well for us.  Raptors have been very quiet on all things Kawhi. Including the media for the most part.  That is attractive to someone like Kawhi.


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LX
Raptorman wrote:
Agreed.  This plays well for us.  Raptors have been very quiet on all things Kawhi. Including the media for the most part.  That is attractive to someone like Kawhi.




good point. Toronto does understand his personality, and Masai said right off that they were just going to be “us”. Really, all the tampering coming out of LA has not had much success. So much of it is based on the idea that just being wanted by a team in LA is impossible to resist. The media buys in, but it doesn’t tend to be something that connects on a personal level. 
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Wu
I honestly dont think Kawhi pays any attention to this crap. I'm pretty sure he had his mind made up a long time ago. Enjoy the moment.
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Stihlman
Got a feeling Kawhi  cares more about his professional career then his "I wanna go home" urge that you might get when your far from home.
He's a smart dude,and will do what feels right for him.
But he sure built himself a nice resume here in T.O, great, if not epic moments in these playoffs,that will never be erased from history. Good motivation for him to want to stay.
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