“The other day he came up to me and said, ‘I found …

“The other day he came up to me and said, ‘I found out I’m stubborn,’” Young said. “I was like, ‘All right bro. I’m a little stubborn too.’ We’re kind of the same people. There are times where we talk and he’ll say something to me and I’ll say something back and we’re both going at each other. (Last week), I told him he was being stubborn and he looked at me and laughed. Those little things that you learn about each other and get to joke about on the court brings you closer together. I had that type of relationship with (Nuggets forward) Mike (Porter Jr.) back in high school, and it’s kind of that MOKAN-type (former AAU team) of feel for me as far as this connection with this group.”
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Wilkes and Leonard’s uncle are best friends, giving Wilkes a direct connection to the NBA star’s inner circle according to the complaint. On June 28, 2019, less than a month before Leonard signed with the Clippers and days before he became a free agent, Wilkes says he and West spoke over the phone about reaching out to Leonard’s camp. At the time, Leonard had a contract with the Toronto Raptors, but Wilkes said he would be able to assist the Clippers in luring Leonard to California.
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