Kawhi is certainly the silent assassin.
Around 3am East Coast time, 2am Central Standard time, and 11pm West Coast time, Kawhi Leonard and his camp decided to shake up the NBA and take his talents to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Then suddenly, the Clippers would soon acquire Paul George in a trade and officially make the Clippers one of the most dangerous teams in the Western Conference.
Hours later, ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne would send out a tweet that seemed to suggest that Kawhi was messing with the Lakers just hours before he set his sights on the Clippers.
That is just cold blooded.
What shouldn’t be lost in this is how much the OKC Thunder got for Paul George. Here’s what the Thunder managed to draw out of the last-minute Paul George trade.
-4 Unprotected First-Round Picks
-1 Protected First-Round Pick
-2 Pick Swaps