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TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 5: Kawhi Leonard #2 and Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors looks on from the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason game against Melbourne United at Scotiabank Arena on October 5, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.(Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)
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Kawhi Leonard Ruled Out For Monday’s Jazz-Raptors Game

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 5: Kawhi Leonard #2 and Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors looks on from the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason game against Melbourne United at Scotiabank Arena on October 5, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.(Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Reports indicate that Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard will be out for Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz.

Leonard’s absence should be make things easier for the Jazz, who are going to play without Donovan Mitchell. The Jazz guard is out with an ankle injury that he suffered in Saturday’s loss at Denver.

OG Anunoby will start in place of Leonard, who is averaging 26.1 points per game. Leonard also missed Sunday’s 121-107 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Anunoby, a second year player like Mitchell, has made two starts this year. In the game against the Lakers, he scored seven points on 3-of-9 shooting.

The situation could be advantageous for a Jazz win on Monday night. The Raptors are playing the second game of a back-to-back and are playing at altitude at Vivint SmartHome Arena. The Jazz are currently on a three-game losing streak.

The game will tip off at 7 p.m. and be broadcast on AT&T SportsNet.