Following Denver's Game 7 victory over the Clippers on Tuesday, a Raptors reporter revealed a new detail about why Kawhi Leonard really left Toronto.
TSN's Josh Lewenberg reported that, per a source, Leonard told the Raptors that he didn't think they had what it took to claim another championship.
There were other factors too, especially his desire to go home to California, said Lewenberg.
There were obviously other reasons why he chose the Clippers, including and especially his desire to go home, but o… https://t.co/NnG9g9wLMq— Josh Lewenberg (@Josh Lewenberg) 1600229775.0
Leonard devastated Toronto last summer when, after a lengthy and secretive negotiation period, the Fun Guy picked the Clippers over another year with the Raptors.
However, with the Raptors and the Clippers both eliminated in Game 7, Leonard might be eating his words right now.
Especially because he was defeated by an Ontario-born player.