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Leonard breaks silence to thank Spurs and Popovich

Leonard breaks silence to thank Spurs and Popovich

DeRozan has been very candid about the blockbuster trade that sent him to San Antonio, exposing his entire grieving cycle from throwing shade at his former team to accepting his new future.

Leonard's statement wasn't particularly long, but it was direct. "While I am looking forward to the next chapter in my career, I'll always remember the city and the people of San Antonio".

Leonard's opening statement is about as Leonard as it gets.

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Addressed to "San Antonio", Leonard thanked the Spurs' organization, coaching staff, teammates, and fans for their support during his seven years with the franchise.

In his tenure with the Spurs, Leonard was an NBA champion, an NBA Finals MVP, and the Spurs made it to at least the Western Conference Finals in four of his seven seasons. The diagnosis and treatment of that injury seemed to drive a wedge between Leonard and the Spurs organization that led him to suggest a change of teams would be appropriate. But that is all going to start with his health.

Leonard went on to thank his family, Popovich, and the fans.

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If you are a Spurs fan, I don't know how any of this thank you letter comes off as honest to you.

He also thanked the fans (again). There is not a more passionate or dedicated fan base than what I've witnessed in San Antonio. "I'll never forget what we have shared and accomplished together", he said. Leonard, an unrestricted free agent next summer, reportedly wasn't pleased with the move and many expect him to bolt for the Los Angeles Lakers, joining LeBron James.

Leonard averaged 16.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.0 steals and one block per game in nine games last season for the Spurs.

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