Should the Raptors have traded for Paul George if it meant keeping Kawhi Leonard? | High Noon

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Bomani Jones and Pablo Torre debate whether or not the Toronto Raptors should have executed a trade to send Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet and four unprotected first round picks to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Paul George if it meant keeping Kawhi Leonard.

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  • Raven Crow
    Raven Crow  4 months ago

    Siakam is more consistent than Paul George wtf are they thinkin

  • NeyBappeLove
    NeyBappeLove  4 months ago +1

    Toronto has the real playoff p. No reason to give that up for a guy that goes MIA. Kawhi going home was inevitable. 2021 is not that far off anyway.

  • Herman SheepleMeyer
    Herman SheepleMeyer  5 months ago +1

    Too good to be in Toronto ? Toronto is a World Class City. Have you ever been here ? The Raptors have a market of 36 million being the only NBA Team in Canada & Toronto is the 5th largest city in North America only behind Mexico City, NYC, LA & Chicago. Toronto is also the cultural & economic hub of an entire nation. Did you see that parade ?!!! That's what 2 million fans look like. Ignorant or stupid ?!!!

  • C T
    C T  5 months ago +1

    I rather have Siakim, Vanfleet and picks over KL and PG who both have health issues and pushing 28/29 yrs old with big price tags. They both can walk again in a few yrs so no thanks, see ya!

  • Nick Mitchell
    Nick Mitchell  5 months ago

    Honestly this idiot asian guy contradicts himself with the very first statement. Just shiws any ass kissing loser can get on tv

  • God first!
    God first!  5 months ago

    Mr basketball ball Africa 😂😂😂

  • Roger Roger
    Roger Roger  5 months ago +6

    Kawhi: trade for Paul George and i stay.
    Masai: ok its done
    Kawhi: ok we may have a deal.
    Uncle Dennis: wait i want 50 burgers and unlimited strip club access weekly
    Masai: done
    Uncle Dennis: I want a penthouse suite
    Masai: done
    Uncle Dennis: I need 10k/month for myself
    Masai: done
    Uncle Dennis: I’m signing with clippers....oooppps kawhi signing with clippers.

  • Joelando Butterfield

    No because Kawahi didn't want to be there even though he won a championship and I don't PG13 would want to be there.

  • X- Klawmation!
    X- Klawmation!  5 months ago +2

    If Raptors win a chip before Kawhi do, does it affect his Legacy? Let's not forget Pascal Siakam Fred Van Vleet and Kyle Lowry won game 6!

  • LeVelle Coley
    LeVelle Coley  5 months ago

    Absolutely not, they would’ve traded for George and then they both would’ve dipped to Cali plain and simple lol, Canada great but those customs and life style ain’t it lol.

  • Tekk Luthor
    Tekk Luthor  5 months ago

    Toronto fans are aplogizing to Kawhi for leaving. No wonder nobody respects us

  • thereGoMapo
    thereGoMapo  5 months ago +3

    Raps have somethin special, I wouldn't wanna break it up. Let Kawhi do his thing, Raps gon be gunnin.

  • C Terra
    C Terra  5 months ago

    No. Dem was askin 2 much 4 Boy Karma Chameleon George. Dem be trippin.

  • D. McCloud
    D. McCloud  5 months ago +1

    Let's not play ourselves. We were the 3rd wheel in this Kawhi sweepstakes. Masai Ujurii was smart enough to know Paul George was not going to keep Kawhi in Toronto. It came down to which Los Angeles team was going to fit best for him.

  • Thatkiddadreamer 3528

    They forgot to add Russ

  • Michael Guest
    Michael Guest  5 months ago

    No, George has a history of injuries. He likely won't make it through the season.

  • john hand
    john hand  5 months ago

    Yes

  • face lol
    face lol  5 months ago

    Yes, since that’s a trade which let’s them be championship contenders for the duration of the contracts of these two stars

  • Cliff Howell
    Cliff Howell  5 months ago +1

    Kawhi wasn't staying

  • Gar Myers
    Gar Myers  5 months ago +1

    Masai wouldn't have made that deal if they were only asking for Siakam n Vanfleet. I am a big Kawhi fan but a bigger Raptors fan n that a deal I'd say no to a thousand times for all the right reasons.