After Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports activities initially reported on the commerce discussions between San Antonio and Toronto, DeRozan appeared to take a shot on the Raptors on social media. DeRozan was informed he wouldn’t be traded throughout a gathering with members of Toronto’s entrance workplace at summer season league in Las Vegas, in response to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, so his newest Instagram story makes plenty of sense past the apparent frustration with being despatched away after practically a decade with the franchise.
“Informed one factor and the result one other,” DeRozan mentioned. “Cannot belief ’em. Ain’t no loyalty on this recreation. Promote you out fast for a little bit little bit of nothing… Quickly you will perceive… Do not disturb…”
Earlier than it will get deleted right here’s DeMar’s full instagram story, revealed shortly after Shams’ Kawhi ➡️ Toronto replace pic.twitter.com/2aAMQ41wXe
— Kawhi So Severe (@World_Wide_Wob) July 18, 2018
Leonard needs to move to Los Angeles and play for the Lakers, so after all he’s disenchanted on this outcome. The Raptors may nonetheless attempt to persuade Leonard to signal a long-term deal after the 2018-19 season, however based mostly on Charania’s reporting, they’re preventing an uphill battle.
Leonard is scheduled to enter free company in 2019 and has no need to play for Toronto, league sources mentioned. DeRozan additionally has expressed displeasure towards a potential transfer, changing into conscious of the chance late Tuesday evening, league sources mentioned.
So, we have got unanimous disgust from the first gamers concerned right here. That does not occur fairly often, now does it?
What number of trades are you able to recall the place each of main gamers concerned are livid with the transfer? Kawhi Leonard requested to go dwelling. Not overseas. DeMar DeRozan has by no means wished to depart Toronto.
— Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) July 18, 2018
Sadly for Leonard and DeRozan, the Spurs and Raptors do not care a lot about their emotions.