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Why the other Kawhi Leonard trades never happened

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Leonard trade carries risk for Toronto (1:21)

Adrian Wojnarowski breaks down the Spurs' trade of Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Raptors for a package that includes DeMar DeRozan. (1:21)

The San Antonio Spurs made it clear they were not attempting a fire sale for Kawhi Leonard built around draft picks and cap space. Their goal was to remain a playoff team in the vaunted Western Conference, which is why they took the Toronto Raptors' offer of DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected first-round pick.

So what else could the Spurs have gotten for Leonard?

Here is a look at what the potential suitors had to offer in trade talks, who was likely off the table, the challenges teams faced and why the risk was too great for some.