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Rival report indicates Suns will not trade first pick for Kawhi Leonard

Rival report indicates Suns will not trade first pick for Kawhi Leonard
Published On: Sat, Jun 16
Apr 30, 2016; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dunks the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder in game one of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

A report earlier on Saturday came out indicating that the Phoenix Suns will think about sending the No. 1 overall pick and young forward Josh Jackson to the San Antonio Spurs for disgruntled All-Star Kawhi Leonard.

A deal of this ilk would seem to be an overpay for a Suns team that finished with the NBAa€™s worst record last season and is ways away from contention in the ultra-competitive Western Conference.

Now, according to Scott Bordow of AZ Central, Phoenix wona€™t in fact trade that valuable No. 1 overall pick in next weeka€™s draft for Leonard.

Certainly, Phoenix would like to get a running partner for young star Devin Booker. But considering Leonard has one year left on his deal and missed all but nine games to injury last season, it would come with a major risk.

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