After serving to the Raptors win their first NBA championship final month, Danny Inexperienced mentioned he would “like to be back in Toronto.”
Some assumed the swingman’s determination can be based mostly on whether or not Kawhi Leonard returned to Toronto.
However a report by the Dallas Morning Information suggests Inexperienced informed Toronto he wouldn’t return, it doesn’t matter what Leonard determined.
“Danny Green told (the) Mavs he was not returning to Toronto, even if Leonard came back to (the) Raptors. His choices always were (the) Lakers or Dallas,” the report acknowledged.
Not that it issues now, however I’m informed that Danny Inexperienced informed Mavs he was not returning to Toronto, even when Leonard got here again to Raptors. His decisions all the time had been Lakers or Dallas. Had Leonard chosen Lakers, Inexperienced can be a Maverick. Even when so, Dallas deliberate to pursue Wright.
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Leonard, after all, agreed to a four-year, $142 million cope with the Clippers. Moments after that information broke final weekend, Inexperienced introduced in a video on social media he would signal with the Lakers, a two-year deal reportedly price $30 million.
“I had a fun time in the city of Toronto, love the organization,” Inexperienced mentioned, partially. “Thank you guys. Thank you to my teammates. Thank you to the fans. Always have a great place in my heart. Never forget obviously the historic run we had.”
The report additionally famous that even when Inexperienced had signed with the Mavericks, the staff would have nonetheless pursued Delon Wright. The Mavs acquired the guard Monday from the Grizzlies in a sign-and-trade for 2 future second-round draft picks and the draft rights to Satnam Singh.