Report: Kawhi Leonard to suit up for Clippers vs Celtics

NBA.com Global on Nov 21, 2019 07:50 AM
Report: Kawhi Leonard to suit up for Clippers vs Celtics
FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball team introduce Paul George, left, and Kawhi Leonard at a press conference at the Green Meadows Recreation Center in Los Angeles. Leonard and George will attempt to carry the Clippers further than they’ve ever gone before. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

NBA.com staff report

Clippers All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard will return to action today against the Celtics after missing the previous three games due to a left knee contusion, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ohm Youngmisuk.

This will be the first game that Leonard and Paul George will be playing together as members of the Clippers.

Leonard has not played since last Wednesday. George made his Clippers debut last Thursday (last Friday, PHL time) at New Orleans and has played three games without Leonard.

Leonard has played in nine games this season and is averaging 26.8 points, 8.9 rebounds and 6.0 assists. In three games this season, George is averaging 29.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists.

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