Kawhi Leonard’s shorter-than-expected max deal with the Clippers is the latest affirmation of the league’s new normal: Teams now have two-year windows to build a champion. Because nothing gold wants to stay.
Kawhi Leonard’s groundbreaking move to Los Angeles effectively marks the end of the wildest free agency in league history. Who made all the right moves? Who only made things worse? We name the winners, losers, and sneaky-good deals of the offseason, and look ahead to the early title favorites and big questions to come.