The San Antonio Spurs never showed interest in any trade packages for Kawhi Leonard that were heavy on picks and unproven players.

Gregg Popovich reportedly does not want to finish his NBA career in a rebuild.

San Antonio sought an All-Star in addition to other assets and managed to acquire one from the Toronto Raptors in DeMar DeRozan.

The Philadelphia 76ers' package of Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Miami's unprotected 2021 didn't move the needle for the Spurs.