Report: Leonard, Durant discussing possibility of playing together

ESPN’s Dave McMenamin joined Sportsnet Central to talk about the upcoming free agency pitches to Kawhi Leonard and how the Lakers can have Magic Johnson involved and not be considered tampering.

Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard are “discussing scenarios that could include a future with them playing together,” according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.

Both the Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks have the means to sign both Leonard and Durant once the free agency moratorium is lifted as both teams have the cap space for two maximum contracts. Wojnarowski and Shelburne also mentioned the Brooklyn Nets as a possibility, but point out a Durant-Kyrie Irving pairing is more likely in Brooklyn.

NBA teams will be permitted to talk to unrestricted free agents this Sunday after 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT.

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