Kawhi Leonard ‘In all probability Not Coming Again’ This Season
After months of optimism that Kawhi Leonard might return from his torn ACL in some unspecified time in the future this season for the Los Angeles Clippers, Ty Lue downplayed that chance. The Clippers even have an unsure scenario with Paul George’s elbow damage, which Lue alluded to.
“I feel the largest factor is with Kawhi being out all yr, and PG not figuring out what’s gonna occur with PG, the toughest factor for gamers, when your greatest two gamers are out — while you hear Kawhi’s gonna be out for per week or three days, you possibly can muster that vitality up, you’ll find a technique to win video games and proceed to come back in each single day and have constructive vibes,” Lue stated. “However the enjoyment I get from this staff, we all know Kawhi’s most likely not gonna come again, we don’t know the standing of PG, however these guys proceed to maintain combating, each single night time.
“And in order that’s sort of how I needed to play, that’s how I needed to make it, so simply seeing how these guys scrap and compete each single night time, simply makes me really feel good — that’s the enjoyment I get from teaching this staff.”
Requested to make clear his remark about Leonard, Lue stated he was “not a physician” whereas reiterating that “hope is stronger than worry.”
“So I’m hoping that these two guys can come again,” Lue stated, earlier than leaving his postgame information convention. “However, you recognize, you by no means know. In order that’s all I obtained to say, man.”