This is the most important point of the article.
The Spurs saved themselves from complete disaster, but that does not mean that got equal value for Leonard, or gave themselves a chane to be as good a team. IMO, it will be a miracle if they make the playoffs with a ball dominant mid range shooter who doesn’t play much defense.
The Raptors took a huge risk, but it was the only move that gives them the chance to win the East.
There are six boxes to check to have a chance to win the NBA title. Guess who checks the most?