The NBA rumor mill never stops, and all it takes is one photograph to send thousands to the trade machine to start working out deals they are convinced should happen.
A photograph like this one.
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Work is work. It don’t what matter what team we represent the @nba is a family. True professionals all trying to #perfectourcraft @kingjames @cediosman @easymoneysniper @itsjerms_33 @rmbwilliams @boch2boch and the ghost #kawhileonard … #hardworkisundefeated #ilovethisgame #theworkisreal
This was posted by Phil Handy, the former Cleveland assistant coach now in Toronto.
To answer your biggest question first, yes that is Cedi Osman on the left.
Let this be a reminder of just how large Leonard’s hands are.
I could try to explain that the NBA’s elite players work out together some pretty much every summer, and that the UCLA run is constantly stacked. I could try to tell you this isn’t wildly out of the ordinary.
But that would take all the fun out of the speculation to come, so have at it. Try to figure out how many of those players were recruiting Osman for when he hits free agency.