However, in a big twist, it seems the 28-year-old is now having a change of heart according to ESPN.com's Michael C. Wright, who said on Thursday that Leonard does not want to play second fiddle to the three-time National Basketball Association champion.
Belgium took the lead in the 13thminute after a Belgium corner from Nacer Chadli was met at the near post by Vincent Kompany with a flick, then diverted into the back of the net by Fernandinho's shoulder. And his form just wasn't sharp enough on the field to get the Selecao going. De Bruyne made no mistake as he lashed home a thunderous drive from distance. In this picture, Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs looks for a pass while under pressure from James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on January 30, 2016.
The World Cup is only the the latest major event to be held in the "Sports capital of Russia", which has hosted the Summer university games, the world swimming championships and World Fencing Championships over the last five years.
Football fans watching the World Cup quarterfinal match between Brazil and Belgium have expressed their pleasure at an usual abundance of afro haircuts among the players in both teams.
A 55th-minute strong penalty appeal by Brazil was waved off by Serbian referee Milorad Mazic. Even a pair of penalty-kick claims, from Neymar and Gabriel Jesus, fell on deaf ears.
But reaching the last four looked an increasingly unlikely proposition. But Roberto Firmino, Augusto and Coutinho could not convert gilt-edged opportunities to level the scores. With time rapidly running out, Coutinho wasted another wonderful chance to equalise, after excellent work on the left by Neymar. Still, Belgium weren't home and dry, and Courtois had to make a brilliant diving save from a curling effort from Neymar.
Belgian soccer fans celebrate after the Belgium's goal as they watch the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup quarter-final match between Brazil and Belgium, in Woluwe, Brussels, on July 6, 2018.
Del Potro next meets France's Gilles Simon, who defeated Matt Ebden of Australia 6-1 6-7 (3/7) 6-3 7-6 (7/2). The women's draw has opened up with eight of the top 10 seeds having already been knocked out.
Tras estudiar Literatura y Filosofía, se volcó primero en la docencia y el periodismo y posteriormente en el cine . En 1986, tras la muerte de ella, Lanzmann se convirtió en director de la prestigiosa revista.
Also high on the agenda is the issue of the remains of US soldiers missing from the 1950-53 Korean War. The country's foreign minister has also accused the U.S. of unilateral demands for denuclearisation.
Those tactics include cyber-theft as well as forcing companies to hand over technology in exchange for access to China's market. But the thing is some say the trade war started this morning, and in a war, it's not always calm or controllable or rational.
England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was notably called into action early in the second half when he saved Marcus Berg's header. This was England's most complete performance of Russian Federation 2018 in what was a highly-credible team effort.
Remaining slack in the job market could be keeping a lid on wage growth, said Cathy Barerra, chief economist at ZipRecruiter. The figure for aircraft imports more than tripled to $937 million due to the purchase of several air liners from the U.S.
I was too exhausted . "I will not find the excuses about this match, she deserved to win, but still I'm sad about myself today". This year I have tried to enjoy more, not just tennis but life, food, strawberries and cream, lobster.
Speers-Roesch said the protesters were exhausted but proud they had been able to halt an oil tanker for as long as they did. Anchored in the Burrard Inlet not far from the bridge is an oil tanker named the Serene Sea .
Muestra señales positivas porque está mostrando que son otras actividades , aparte de la minería , las que están creciendo ". En términos desestacionalizados y con respecto a abril, el crecimiento económico minero subió 3,3% y el no minero, 0,5%.
Thai authorities clear cave site for rescue operation
The narrow passages between the ledge on which they were found and the daylight outside are now filled with the cold, murky water. The boys are now perched on a dry shelf, but rain could reduce that space to "less than 10 sq m (108 sq ft)", Mr Narongsak said.