Kawhi to miss game against Knicks

There is another Los Angeles Clippers game taking place that Kawhi Leonard will not be part of. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports, the superstar forward will be held out of the team’s Sunday game against the New York Knicks will what’s being termed “knee maintenance” This will be the tenth game that Leonard his missed so far this season. In the 28 games he has averaged 25.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists.

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Montrezl Harrell: “We’re not a great team”

After an uninspiring performance that led to a 140-114 beat down from the Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers big man Montrezl Harrell did not mince words. He told the reporters this team “still has to figure things out”, amongst other things he had to say, per Tomer Azaly of Clutchpoints.

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Patrick Beverley says he’d lock up James Harden

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley is never one who has been one short on confidence. He is a dogged and tenacious defender who can guard the opponent’s best perimeter player. So after making what proved the be game sealing play in the Clippers/Lakers Christmas clash ( on Lebron James, of all people) , Beverley was understandably hyped and let a fan know what he’d do to James Harden.

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Kawhi’s Christmas Eve is none of your business

A reported asked Kawhi Leonard to describe his Christmas Eve and he let them know it was not for them and wanted to keep it private. Just another reason why we are a big Kawhi house here at Sneakershoptalk.

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Patrick Beverley a no go against the Thunder

According to Jovan Buha of The Athletic, Los Angeles Clippers point guard will not be available for the team’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a sore right groin. Buha adds that big man JaMychal Green will be back in the lineup and that Landry Shamet may get the start for Beverley.

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Kawhi Leonard to miss game against Thunder

For Kawhi Leonard, the only way he will perspire against the Oklahoma City Thunder will be if he wears too many clothes as he sits on the bench. That is because the the two-time Finals MVP will not play tonight, according to Mark Medina of USA Today. Stay tuned for the next tantalizingly frustrating episode of Kawhi management.

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Patrick Beverley out tomorrow against Minnesota

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley will miss the team’s game tomorrow against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a concussion. He suffered the injury after taking an inadvertent elbow to the head running into a Marc Gasol screen in the third quarter of their last game against the Toronto Raptors. Beverley has started 24 games for the Clippers this season and posted numbers of 7.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 29.5 minutes per contest. Beverley is in concussion protocol and must pass all the steps before being cleared…

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Kawhi to miss Pacers game due to “knee maintenance”

As teams figure new ways to get players rest throughout the NBA season, the latest term a club is trying to get over with us “knee maintenance.” This is the reason the Los Angeles Clippers are using to explain for holding Kawhi Leonard out against the Indiana Pacers. This is the sixth game that Leonard will have missed this season, all of which had been due to injury/load management issues. Leonard is still averaging 25.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 5.2 in the 18 games he has played in.

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