Clippers' Kawhi Leonard says he has 'no knowledge' of uncle asking for improper benefits

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Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard says he has ‘no knowledge’ of uncle asking for improper benefits

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard says he has ‘no knowledge’ of report uncle asked for improper benefits during free agent meetings.


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LOS ANGELES – Clippers star Kawhi Leonard said he has “no knowledge” of the accuracy of a recent Athletic report that said his uncle, Dennis Robinson, made various requests during free-agent pitch meetings last summer that would have been considered illegal under the NBA’s collective bargaining agreement. Those reported requests included having part ownership of a team, a private plane, a house and a guaranteed amount of endorsement money.

“I didn’t read it. I don’t know how reliable it is,” Leonard said following practice on Tuesday. “I have no knowledge of it. People make up stories every day.”

The Athletic report stated that Robinson made those requests explicitly in multiple conversations with Lakers governor Jeanie Buss, who…

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