NBA investigating Jerry West, Clippers over Kawhi Leonard recruitment allegations

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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The NBA is reportedly investigating Jerry West and the Los Angeles Clippers over the recruitment of Kawhi Leonard.

West, a longtime Laker player and executive, is a consultant for the Clippers.

ESPN reports that Johnny Wilkes, who claims to be close to Leonard, has filed a lawsuit alleging that West and the team agreed to pay him $2.5 million to help them obtain Leonard in free agency.

He says he was never paid.

Leonard signed with the Clippers, but says Wilkes had nothing to do with it.

The video above is from a previous report.