Jason Minnix from ESPN San Antonio has been following the Kawhi Leonard, Gregg Popovich and San Antonio Spurs Soap Opera from the beginning. Minnix sheds light on the figures behind the scenes influencing the issues and the current relationships of all parties involved.

Jason Minnix has heard that the person helping Kawhi Leonard advising him to turn down the contract offer not only from the Spurs but also Nike is his uncle. Further more he believes that even though the professional relationship between Head Coach Gregg Popovich and Kawhi Leonard is strained and effectively over the personal relationship is still intact. That's right they are still friends.

Now we wait until the season to see if Kawhi Leonard will even report to the Toronto Raptors or will he continue to hold out since he's not in Los Angeles with the Lakers like he demanded.