Breaking: Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard Out With Knee Injury vs Jazz in Game 5

Breaking: Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard Out With Knee Injury vs Jazz in Game 5

Take a look at the latest news from the world of NBA upon Kawhi Leonard knee injury ahead of Game 5 vs Utah Jazz at the Vivint Arena

A devastating news has put all Los Angeles Clippers’ fan base to unease suggesting Kawhi Leonard having to miss Game 5 against the Utah Jazz due to a knee injury.

After the series was tied at 2-2, it was the LA Clippers who stormed their way back into this series after winning both of the previous two games at the Staples Center.

However as per the latest announcement by the LA Clippers, All-star forward Kawhi Leonard is all set to miss the near future games for his team.

Kawhi Leonard Knee Injury vs Jazz: What Happened To the Claw?

The Clippers said Leonard sustained a right knee sprain in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals series Monday in Los Angeles. The team said there is “no timetable for his return.”

During the latter stages of the particular game 4, Leonard landed awkwardly while making a layup in the fourth quarter. After which he clearly seen being uneasy holding his knee.

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However when Kawhi Leonard was asked about his injury in the post-game interview, he stated that he will be fine within no time. He has averaged 30.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.1 steals per game through 11 appearances so far this postseason.

How Shall The LA Clippers Overcome Kawhi Leonard’s Absence In Utah Jazz vs LA Clippers Game 6

Kawhi Leonard has been the leader for the LA Clippers on both ends of the court. He managed to score 31 points, along with 7 rebounds and 3 assists in Game 4.

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Not only that he has been the sole scorer for the Los Angeles team, even when the Jazz defeat Clippers in the initial two games.

With Leonard being out, the pressure to lead the team has fallen onto the shoulders of Paul George, he found his groove in the previous game.

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It would be safe to say that after Leonard’s departure, it is not only PG13, but the entire Clippers’ squad who need to perform at their best in order to cause upset in Utah against Jazz.

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