The Umbrella Academy spoilers: What was Leonard trying to achieve with Vanya?

Leonard Peabody/Harold Jenkins (played by John Magaro) on The Umbrella Academy was the villainous antagonist from the first series on Netflix. Leonard manipulated Vanya (Ellen Page) into a relationship in the hopes of getting closer to The Umbrella Academy. However, his true intentions for Vanya has been left up for debate after the character failed […]

The Raptors’ year-long Kawhi Leonard gamble is going swimmingly, but could fall apart for the simplest reasons

David Zalubowski/AP The Toronto Raptors’ one-year gamble on Kawhi Leonard is going about as well as possible. But the Raptors’ looking like potential contenders, Leonard’s return to All-Star form, and the team’s recruiting efforts, might not matter. According to a report, Leonard’s choice in free agency this summer might come down to the Raptors or […]

New year, new records: Leonard, Siakam score career highs as Raptors hum past Jazz

Kawhi Leonard shimmied around Utah defenders like their feet were rooted to the floor, and filled up the basket seemingly at will in a masterful third-quarter performance Tuesday. The Raptors superstar scored 19 of his career-high 45 points in the third to lift Toronto 122-116 over the Jazz on New Years Day, sending the Raptors […]

Kawhi Leonard breaks silence, says he's excited to be a Raptor

Kawhi Leonard says he's healthy and excited to be a Toronto Raptor. Leonard finally addressed the media at a jam-packed news conference, the first time he's spoken publicly since the blockbuster trade that sent DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio. The MVP of the NBA finals in 2014 arrived in Toronto under a cloud of questions, specifically about whether he'll […]

Silent Raptor Kawhi Leonard happy, healthy ahead of camp, says GM

Kawhi Leonard is happy and healthy, says Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri. Leonard, the centrepiece of one of the NBA's biggest off-season trades, has yet to address the Toronto media. But Ujiri talked about the two-time defensive player of the year on Tuesday, a week before the Raptors open training camp in Vancouver. ​"Everything to […]

Kawhi Leonard doesn't directly mention Raptors in letter thanking Spurs

Kawhi Leonard released his first statement since the blockbuster trade that saw the Toronto Raptors land the star forward. Leonard, who submitted a letter to the San Antonio Express-News, thanked the Spurs organization, its fans and head coach Gregg Popovich. But the 27-year-old didn't mention the Raptors in the letter, writing only that he was […]

The Spurs had a subtle difference in their goodbye messages to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, and some believe it’s a petty shot at the team’s departing superstar

@Spurs / Twitter The San Antonio Spurs traded beleaguered superstar Kawhi Leonard away to the Toronto Raptors along with Danny Green in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a 2019 pick. After the deal was made official, the Spurs sent both Leonard and Green off with farewell posts from the team’s official Twitter account. Some fans on […]

Kawhi Leonard trade: Lakers, Raptors and Spurs told of DISASTER move this summer

That’s according to Sporting News’ Sean Deveney, who claims the Spurs will happily entertain trade negotiations from the “desperate” Raptors. Shock reports emerged yesterday with Toronto suddenly becoming odds-on favourites among NBA teams to sign Leonard. It followed on from an article earlier in the week which suggested the Raptors had been generating “buzz” regarding […]

Kawhi Leonard trade: Lakers LeBron James reports quashed but Clippers offered hope

That is the claim from NBA insider Stephen A. Smith. Reports emerged recently that James’ free agency signing could hinder the Lakers’ hopes of landing Leonard this summer or next due to the forward’s introverted personality. Well-connected Yahoo reporter Shams Charania also claimed that the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year has “no interest” […]