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What The Spurs Are Telling NBA Teams About Kawhi Leonard

A view of Kawhi Leonard crouching down from the side.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs looks on during the first half of a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Kawhi Leonard has reportedly asked to be traded by the San Antonio Spurs, as the All-NBA forward wants to end up in Los Angeles - preferably with the Lakers - but as of now, Gregg Popovich's franchise doesn't feel compelled to move him.

The Spurs' head coach reportedly flew to Southern California on Tuesday night to meet with Leonard. There are conflicting reports coming out of that meeting - some say the meeting went well and that talks will continue, others say Leonard told Popovich he wants out directly - but one thing appears to be clear: nothing is settled.

Yahoo! Sports' Chris Mannix is now reporting what the Spurs are telling other teams about Leonard. Basically: You can make us an offer, but we're not shopping him.

"How the Spurs are operating, per multiple sources from teams that have checked in on Kawhi Leonard in recent days: We're not shopping him, but if you want to make us an offer, go ahead, we'll consider it," Mannix tweeted.

This plays into what is being reported about Leonard and the Spurs by other outlets.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne reported lated on Tuesday night that San Antonio is continuing to attempt to fix this situation.

"The Spurs' official priority has been to try to talk with Leonard to work through the issues, league sources said. That has been communicated to those teams seeking trade talks, although the Spurs have encouraged some rival team executives calling about Leonard to present an offer if they so choose, league sources said.

So far, the Spurs have been largely reluctant to give teams guidance on the players, or packages, that would interest them in trades, sources said," ESPN reports.

Several teams, of course, are interested in making a move for Leonard. For now, though, it appears that San Antonio would have to be blown away by an offer to consider it.