Kawhi’s Uncle, A Man Claims He Will Help Clippers To Get Kawhi: Jerry West’s lawyer tells TMZ Sports that his client did nothing wrong. As well as had no idea he was being sued. For his role to help the Los Angeles Clippers. To acquire NBA star Kawhi Leonard from San Antonio. Jerry West owes him $2.5 million, says a man who claims to be a pal of the NBA star.
Kawhi’s Uncle, A Man Claims He Will Help Clippers To Get Kawhi
New lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports reveals the details. That how Johnny Wilkes agreed to work with West for money in exchange .For getting Kawhi into a Los Angeles Clippers uniform.
At the time, Wilkes claims he met West at Staples Center on April 10. And told the Clippers president that he knew Kawhi Leonard’s family. Including his uncle Dennis Robertson.
After exchanging contact information. Wilkes says West asked him for help in luring Kawhi. To Los Angeles a few weeks later.
To Wilkes’ credit, he claims that when he told West he’d only help if the Clippers paid him $2.5 million, West agreed.
Kawhi’s uncle, Kawhi’s aunt, and Wilkes “immediately went to work”. To convince them the Clippers were the right team for Kawhi, according to Wilkes’ lawsuit.
When Wilkes and West approached the Clippers about Kawhi. He told them they needed to acquire Paul George first and foremost.
Afterwards, he claims to have helped West get in touch with Kawhi’s uncle.
It’s also alleged in the suit that Wilkes provided West with a detailed game plan. For how the Clippers should approach Kawhi during an important meeting in July 2019.
This information was critical because it is the exact information Kawhi Leonard want to hear. At the time in order to effectuate his signing with the Clippers.
When West and Kawhi’s uncle agreed to give Dennis a home in Southern California. As well as a travel expense account. Wilkes helped broker the deal.
Wilkes claims that Kawhi went to Beverly Hills for a celebratory meal with West. And others after he signed with the Clippers in late July.
Wilkes claims West agreed to pay him $2.5 million again at the dinner. But he says he still hasn’t received a penny. And is suing West and the Clippers for breach of contract and more.