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Kawhi Reportedly Plans On Meeting With These 3 Teams In Free Agency

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TORONTO, ONTARIO - JUNE 02: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors looks on against the Golden State Warriors in the first half during Game Two of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena on June 02, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Lakers have created space for another max free agent, with Anthony Davis waiving his trade kicker and the Washington Wizards acquiring a trio of the team's young players, including former first-round pick Mo Wagner.

Clearly, this means Los Angeles believes it's a serious contender for at least one of the big free agents, and it looks like it could be Kawhi Leonard.

Some within the NBA felt it was just the Clippers and the Raptors competing for Leonard, though the Lakers appear to be involved, too.

Yahoo! Sports' NBA insider Chris Haynes is reporting that the Lakers will get a meeting.

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard intends to grant the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers meetings when free agency opens on June 30, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

The meetings would be held in Los Angeles, sources said.

The Knicks are also reportedly attempting to get a meeting with Leonard, though it's unclear if New York will be granted one.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski adds that Toronto is expected to get the last meeting:

It's possible other teams could attempt to get involved with Leonard, though at this point it would be surprising if he ended up anywhere but Toronto or Los Angeles.

NBA free agency will begin at 6 p.m. E.T. on Sunday.