Los Angeles Clippers are doing everything they can to get the edge over the Lakers and win the NBA 2020 finals. Lakers vs. Clippers got more interesting as the Clippers signed Tyronn Lue who was a former coach of LeBron James as their new assistant coach. The latest rumor is that Kawhi Leonard wants one of his former teammate from Toronto Raptors as the final spot in the Clippers roster.
The veteran player is currently a free agent and would gladly sign a deal with the title contenders. Meeks is amazing in shooting from beyond the arc and the Clippers could use that in the NBA 2019-20 season games. Leonard is trying his best so that the Clippers sign Meeks and they can reunite once again.
Kawhi Leonard needs Jodie Meeks
Jodie Meeks has still got a lot of game left in his body as he has only crossed the age of 32. Kawhi Leonard knows the skills and talents of Meeks as they used to back each other in the Raptors team during last season. Meeks is a great three-point shooter with a career average of 37.3 percent shooting from beyond the arc.
Jodie was a rotational player in the Raptors and can easily cover for the main players during the games they are given rest. Further, Meeks has also played for the Lakers and knows useful insights about the team. Leonard is aware of all the facts and it is why he needs Meeks and the Clippers have to sign a deal soon.
Other Team Deals for Meeks
Jodie Meeks is recently generating a lot of buzz in the NBA circles and plenty of teams are interested in him. Orlando Magic, Charlotte Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks are the few names which could also offer a deal to Meeks.
League source: The Milwaukee Bucks in addition to the Hornets and Clippers have also expressed interest in free agent guard Jodie Meeks.
— Ben Stinar (@BenStinar) August 25, 2019
Putting together tomorrow morning's media piece and the best content I've got is: "NBA Rumors: Jodie Meeks garners interest from Bucks"
— Riley Feldmann (@RileyFeldmann) August 25, 2019
Free agent guard Jodie Meeks, fresh off a championship with the Raptors, has drawn interest from the Clippers and Hornets, league sources tell ESPN. A career 37.3 percent 3-point shooter, he shot 44.4 percent from 3 in spot duty with Toronto.
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) August 12, 2019
Since Meeks was the part of NBA 2019 title-winning Raptors squad, he would like to repeat his next year with another title contenders. The player knows Clippers are the strongest team for the next title and take his decision keeping that in mind. Lakers vs. Clippers is going to be the biggest rivalry and may also end up as the NBA 2020 finalists team.