Kawhi Leonard Tweaks Knee After Getting Fouled Late In Game 4 Of Jazz/Clippers
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Clippers star Kawhi Leonard tweaked his knee after getting fouled by Jazz forward Joe Ingles during the final minutes of Game 4 between Utah and Los Angeles.
The Clippers hosted the Jazz at Staples Center for Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Monday, June 14.
With 5:25 remaining in the fourth quarter, Ingles committed a personal foul against Leonard.
After the contact from Ingles, Leonard grabbed his right knee.
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The Clippers star went to the foul line and missed a pair of free throw attempts.
With 4:35 to go, Leonard checked out of the game and sat on the Clippers’ bench for the remainder of the contest.
Kawhi Leonard remains on the bench after the timeout, and puts his mask on. Nothing wrapped on his right knee, though
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The Clippers held on to defeat the Jazz, 118-104.
Leonard finished the game with 31 points on 9-19 shooting, including 3-7 from beyond the arc. He also added seven rebounds, three assists, two steals, and one block in 34 minutes.
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“Nah, I’ll be good,” Leonard told TNT when asked about his knee during a postgame interview.
With the win, Los Angeles tied the series with Utah, 2-2.
Game 5 between the Jazz and Clippers will take place at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 16 at 8 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on TNT and 97.5 FM.
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