Clearly they'd rather not move on from inarguably one of the top five or so players in the National Basketball Association, and their current stance is completely reflective of that belief.
Now, PG-13 is an unrestricted free agent with a massive personal decision on the horizon.
During his lone season in San Antonio, Gay served in a reserve capacity for the first time in his 11-year National Basketball Association career. This strategy is one that should be implemented this summer, now that another household name is on the trade block.
Egypt start without Salah, Uruguay at full strength
Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez talks up the importance of Luis Suarez to his side ahead of their World Cup opener against Egypt. Watched closely by dozens of cameras on Thursday, the striker appeared not to overstrain himself during training.
Even if the Boston Celtics or another National Basketball Association team ends up trading for Kawhi Leonard, the San Antonio Spurs superstar doesn't intend to stay with his new team longer than one season. It was previously reported that Leonard preferred to be traded to the Lakers or Clippers, but the Spurs reportedly don't plan on trading Leonard within the Western Conference.
As the NBA Draft nears, there's going to be countless trade talks involving Leonard over the next several hours.
Leonard and head coach Gregg Popovich met earlier this week in an effort to possibly the mend the relationship.
Sepp Blatter arrives at World Cup as guest of Vladimir Putin
The ban was imposed shortly after the Swiss attorney-general's office began criminal proceedings against him on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and misappropriation.
Would San Antonio trade a player like that when he's still under contract and they can offer him more money than any other team in 2019 free agency?
According to ESPN's Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, arguably the most respectable source for breaking news in the league, the 76ers have traded the 39th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 2019 second-round pick (via the Chicago Bulls) and cash. Some contender may take a shot on a one-year rental for Leonard - similar to what the Oklahoma City Thunder did with Paul George - but they won't give up much in return. They've made smart move after smart move over the previous year or so; we will see if they continue them and hold off the temptation to drain their roster and assets.
Mo Salah scores but Russia thumps Egypt
Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara. The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St.