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Stephen A. Smith Hearing New "Noise" For Kawhi Leonard

An extreme closeup of Kawhi Leonard sitting on the bench.

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 5: Kawhi Leonard #2 and Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors looks on from the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason game against Melbourne United at Scotiabank Arena on October 5, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

With Kyrie and KD off the market, all the attention shifts to Kawhi Leonard. He is the next big domino to fall.

For a while, it seemed like Leonard would either return to Toronto or sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. It is tough to have a better year than he had with the Raptors and his desire to play back home in LA is well-known.

Over the weekend, rumors of Leonard heading to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers became quite loud. He would be the third piece of a "Big 3" with LeBron and Anthony Davis.

Now, there is new "noise" surrounding Leonard, according to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith. It involves Leonard going to the Clippers after all.

In the scenario Smith mentions, Jimmy Butler would be coming with him.

Butler has been linked to the Miami Heat, with some reports indicating it is his preferred destination. He was supposed to meet with Heat executives tonight in South Florida.

We'll see if there is anything to Smith's latest rumblings, or if they are just rumors.