Kawhi Leonard did what he was supposed to do during his first - and possibly last - season with the Toronto Raptors. He led the Eastern Conference contenders to the first championship in franchise history.
Now, the former San Antonio Spurs star heads to free agency. At this point, no one really knows what the All-NBA forward is going to do.
Leonard, a California native, is believed to have strong interest in the Los Angeles Clippers. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported earlier this month that the Raptors still have "work to do" to keep Leonard from signing in Los Angeles.
Raptors guard Fred VanVleet was asked about Leonard's free agency today.
He had a brutally honest response.
"If it's enough it'll be enough and if it's not then it's not. We would love for him to be back. If he's not then we'll move on... He did what he was supposed to do. He brought this city a championship and I think he's earned the freedom to do what he wants."
That's an incredibly fair assessment from a player who would surely benefit from Leonard deciding to re-sign in Toronto.
NBA free agency is set to begin on Sunday, June 30.
Leonard is one of several star players hitting the open market. It's going to be a wild summer.