Toronto Raptors Bring in Longtime Friend of Leonard
Though Kawhi Leonard may have his heart set on Los Angeles, the Toronto Raptors are doing everything they can to persuade their star acquisition to stay.
According to multiple reports, the Raptors have hired former San Antonio Spurs assistant video coordinator Jeremy Castleberry as a player development coach.
Sources: The Raptors are hiring Spurs assistant video coordinator Jeremy Castleberry as a player development coach. Castleberry earned degree at SDSU, worked his way up in Spurs system from video room.
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Most notably, Castleberry is a close friend of Leonard, and was a former teammate of his in high school and at San Diego State.
Although Leonard has been reported to be desiring a move to the Lakers or Clippers, Castleberry’s hiring makes it clear that the Raptors have other ideas.