San Antonio Spurs Rumors
Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard doesn’t believe the Spurs should make a move before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. “I think we’re doing good right now,” Leonard said. “It’s all about team chemistry. You’ve always got to figure out the best way for you and your team, but I think we’re doing a good right now.”
During the annual All-Star meeting of the Board of Player Representatives of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday, six-time All-Star Pau Gasol of the San Antonio Spurs was elected to serve on the union’s Executive Committee. “With the number of international players in our game continuing to grow, it’s very important for us to make sure that their interests are represented on our Executive Committee,” said Executive Director Michele Roberts. “Given his background and incredible accomplishments throughout his career both in the NBA and around the world, Pau will bring a unique perspective to our organization and we’re thrilled to welcome him.”
Using the NBA’s point system of a first-place vote being multiplied by five, a second-place vote multiplied by three and a third-place vote multiplied by one, Green accumulated a total of 295 points. He received 41 first-place votes, 28 second-place votes and six third-place votes. Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert finished second with 193 points. He picked up 17 first-place votes, 31 second-place votes and 15 third-place votes. San Antonio Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard came in third with 185 points.