Fifteen months after his rupture of a cruciate ligament, Kawhi Leonard is closer than ever to a return to competition with the Clippers.
To believe Lawrence Frank, this one should even occur as of the preseason, which will start from October 3rd. Indeed, as the 31-year-old winger feel good » and that he is now authorized to train normally, the president of the Californian franchise announced that « The Klaw » wanted to participate in all matches.
Thus, all the conditions also seem to be met for Kawhi Leonard, who can redo five-against-five, to be ready for the resumption of the regular season, on October 20 against the Lakers…
Note that Lawrence Frank also announced that Paul George felt « 100% » about his shoulder.
Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard “feels great” and is cleared for 5-on-5 play, team president Lawrence Frank said today. Not many more specifics offered on Leonard’s preseason availability but Frank said Kawhi wants to do everything.
—Andrew Greif (@AndrewGreif) September 22, 2022