Sport: NBA playoffs 2021: Kawhi Leonard to miss Game 6 against Jazz due to knee injury

NBA playoffs 2021: Clippers' Kawhi remains sidelined for Game 2 against Suns

  NBA playoffs 2021: Clippers' Kawhi remains sidelined for Game 2 against Suns Kawhi Leonard will miss his fourth consecutive game – Tuesday's clash with the Phoenix Suns.Leonard sat out the series-opening loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, having suffered a knee injury in Game 4 of the Western Conference semi-finals.

Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out of the Los Angeles Clippers' Game 6 Western Conference semi-final showdown against the Utah Jazz because of a knee injury.

a close up of a man: Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard © National Basketball Association Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard

The Clippers are on the cusp of their first Conference Finals appearance, but they will have to try to clinch without star Leonard on Friday, head coach Tyronn Lue confirmed.

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a group of baseball players standing on top of a field: The Phillies won 102 games in 2011 behind a pitching staff that included Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, and Roy Oswalt, but it still wasn’t enough to get them out of the NLDS, coming up against Tony La Russa and his scrappy Cardinals, who would end up winning it all that year despite barely making it into the playoffs as a Wild Card.

Leonard sat out the Clippers' 119-111 win over the top-seeded Jazz in Game 5 on Wednesday, having injured his knee in the fourth quarter of Game 4.

In this season's playoffs, two-time NBA champion Leonard has been averaging 30.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.4 assists for the fourth-seeded Clippers.

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