The Clippers might get their star again before anticipated as Kawhi Leonard’s ACL rehab is reportedly forward of schedule, Yahoo Sports activities’ Chris Haynes stated on TNT Thursday evening.
In line with Haynes, a return this season “is within reach” as he elevated his workload within current weeks, persevering with to construct his power.
The three-time Defensive Participant of the Yr partially tore his ACL through the Clippers’ 2020–21 Western Convention semifinals sequence towards the Jazz, and went on to have surgical procedure to restore the damage through the offseason.
The ahead averaged 24.8 factors, 6.5 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.6 steals final season. He was re-signed with the Clippers through the offseason for a reported four-year, $176.3 million deal, per Haynes.
Heading into Thursday’s sport towards the Suns, Los Angeles sits 19–19 and eighth within the Western Convention standings.
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