Clippers to face Mavericks in Vancouver pre-season tilt -

The King in the North could make his return to Canada for the first time in a new uniform this fall.


Fresh off his decision to move on from the Raptors, Kawhi Leonard’s Clippers have been scheduled for a pre-season trip to Canada.

The King in the North could make his return to Canada for the first time in a new uniform this fall.

After Toronto’s gruelling championship playoff run, it wouldn’t be surprising if the Clippers let him sit the Vancouver game out.

Outside of Leonard, bot teams boast plenty of star power. The Clippers also acquired MVP finalist Paul George in a trade, and have a core that includes three-time sixth man of the year Lou Williams.

Both teams also have Canadian content, with veteran forward Dwight Powell of Toronto on the Mavericks’ roster and rookie forward Mfiondu Kabengele of Burlington, Ont., with the Clippers.

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Odds of Leonard playing That pre-season game? Minimal🤔 At the start of last year I didn't watch basketball, this year I will cheer for both teams. Kawhi is always my guy, my love is eternal. Hoopdee doo Load management. No Kawhi. 👏👏🍁🏀 Salt in the wound by the NBA

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Report: Grizzlies, Mavericks agree to sign-and-trade for Delon Wright - Sportsnet.caThe Memphis Grizzlies have reportedly agreed to send guard Delon Wright to the Dallas Mavericks as part of a sign-and-trade, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Dallas is my sleeper team gonna be contenders in a couple years

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Blue Jays' Vlad Guerrero Jr. emerges as true MLB star in Home Run Derby - Sportsnet.caNot only did Vladimir Guerrero Jr. impress the fans in Cleveland and the collection of all-stars watching along the sidelines, he revealed himself to be one of the game’s most exciting young players for fans watching worldwide. bnicholsonsmith It was batting practice bnicholsonsmith 'True star' lol. He shouldn't even have been in the HRD to begin with bnicholsonsmith That's pretty good. Could a pro baseball team hire him, so we could see what could happen! Toronto has been a mediocre practice facility, so now how about a team with hitting, pitching and a good bullpen? LOL

MLBPA targets service time manipulation, wants 'meaningful' free agency - Sportsnet.caThe head of the baseball players' association has detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a 'competitive environment' and 'meaningful free agency'' as aims. I agree with Clark the MLB service time is a joke. Compleatly one sided for teams to hold prospects hostage. Ok, teams want cost certainty and players want total free agency. So how about First player contracts are 2 or 3 years in length and capped on a sliding scale like they do for draft picks, after which they get unrestricted free agency, and the players agree to a hard salary cap.

Chasing an 8th Wimbledon title, Williams holds off Riske in quarters - Sportsnet.caSerena Williams reached the semifinals at the All England Club for the 12th time, overcoming five breaks of serve to beat Alison Riske 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 Tuesday on Centre Court. Incredible match Watching her play looks like torture. There's no way she enjoys what she does. She's just after the 'Grand Slam' record. I think Halep will win Wimbledon 2019.

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