Kawhi Leonard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Buy or Sell Kawhi Leonard, Clippers as NBA Playoff Wild Cards to Avoid

    Bleacher Report "This Los Angeles Clippers season has been anything but smooth sailing. Kawhi Leonard missed 19 of the team's first 24 games, and the Clippers went an underwhelming (at least for a supposed title contender) 13-11 in those contests. Over the next couple of months, they..." March 16

  • Kawhi Leonard hilariously calls his own teammate for an offensive foul

    CBS Sports "Kawhi Leonard is the most straight-up basketball player in the NBA. He isn't looking to manipulate officials in any way, neither with unnatural movements nor whiny reactions that are meant to, perhaps, influence the next call. You whistle Leonard for a foul, whether it was a correct..." March 16

  • Warriors Land Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "They say that all good things must come to an end. The NBA has some examples that may be surprising in that regard to hear, but it might be time to accept. The Golden State Warriors would probably rather not accept that. Still, it remains a reality. This team’s time atop..." March 13

  • Paul George and Kawhi Leonard to establish blueprint for Clippers defense

    The Athletic "After the first game of the season in October against the Los Angeles Lakers, Kawhi Leonard identified what a benchmark would be for championship-level defense for the LA Clippers: playing defense for an entire quarter. In typical Leonard fashion, he provided an example of..." March 10

  • Grizzlies Land Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Lately, everyone around the NBA is talking about the Memphis Grizzlies. They aren’t doing it for the reasons one would hope.  It’s unfortunate. We’ll try to be delicate about this. Let’s just say that franchise point guard Ja Morant has not been acting in..." March 09

  • Paul George Explains Why He And Kawhi Leonard Wanted Russell Westbrook To Join Clippers

    Fadeaway World "Paul George was candid when he spoke about him and Kawhi Leonard wanting Russell Westbrook on the LA Clippers. Speaking on Podcast P with Paul George, the Clippers star said he and Leonard loved getting Westbrook on board. "We traded our two point guards (John and Reggie) so we..." March 06

  • Kawhi Leonard, Clippers, Kings make all sorts of history in insane 176-175 battle

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings played what could be said as the wildest battle in the NBA this 2022-23 season, so much so that both teams made plenty of history in the process. Sacramento beat their LA rival in a double-overtime game at Crypto.com Arena on..." February 25

  • Clippers Conundrum: Frustration/Elation Grows With Kawhi Leonard-Paul George

    Heavy "The Clippers are coming off a very nice 14-point victory in Dallas — a Halley’s Comet special, meaning that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George were actually on the floor together — so there is joy and happiness around the club. Or at least a temporary cessation..." January 24

  • Clippers Not Considering Trade Of Kawhi Leonard

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers are not considering trading Kawhi Leonard, sources tell Law Murray of The Athletic. The Clippers have had a frustrating season and have struggled to evaluate their roster due to the inconsistency of when their players are available to play. " January 23

  • Kawhi Leonard Calls Out Tyronn Lue For Benching Him And Other Starters Against The Nuggets

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Clippers suffered an embarrassing 122-91 loss against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night, dropping their record to 21-19, ranking 6th in the competitive Western Conference.  Things were so bad for them that Tyronn Lue benched the starters way before the end of..." January 06

  • Stephen A. Smith Says He Has 'No Faith' In Kawhi Leonard This Season

    Fadeaway World "On paper, the Los Angeles Clippers easily have one of the best teams in the NBA. With Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, John Wall, Norman Powell, and Ivica Zubac, the Clippers have a solid core of players that will keep them competitive on most nights throughout the season. But the..." December 06

  • Kawhi Leonard, Paul George injuries draw painfully honest reaction from Clippers center Ivica Zubac

    Clutch Points "After missing the entirety of the 2021-22 season with an ACL injury, Kawhi Leonard has been in and out of the lineup again for the Los Angeles Clippers this term. He’s played in just five out of the Clippers’ 24 games so far this season, which has left his teammates with no other..." December 05

  • Kawhi Leonard, Paul George Have No Timetable to Return to Clippers from Injuries

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Clippers will continue to be without their top two players for the time being. Head coach Tyronn Lue told reporters after Wednesday's game against the Golden State Warriors there is no timetable for Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to return from their..." November 24

  • 3 reasons why Kawhi Leonard’s return makes the Clippers a top threat out West

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Clippers’ season has followed a similar theme to that of their 2021-’22 run. Injuries, random lineups and a win percentage close to .500 have been the case for Los Angeles yet again. However, the team will be receiving a much-needed boost in the coming..." November 18

  • Kawhi Leonard’s return seems imminent, but will Clippers’ wings soar once he’s back?

    The Athletic "The return of Kawhi Leonard, who traveled with the Clippers this week, could happen in a matter of days. But Leonard will be coming back to a team that has been too easy to stop. A team that struggles to execute unless Paul George does everything. A team..." November 17

  • Ty Lue Admits He Doesn't Know When Kawhi Leonard Will Return For The Clippers

    Fadeaway World "Kawhi Leonard is one of the best players in the league when he's healthy. Leonard is a versatile, two-way wing that can do almost everything on the basketball court, and he is an extremely impactful player when he is on the court. Obviously, the biggest knock against Kawhi..." November 15

  • 5 Reasons why the Clippers have succeeded without Kawhi Leonard

    Sportsnaut "After starting the season 2-4, and losing superstar Kawhi Leonard indefinitely in the process, the Los Angeles Clippers found themselves in a hole. However, the team now looks completely different just a few games later. Los Angeles is spry and full of energy lately...." November 10

  • Whether it’s Anthony Davis or Kawhi Leonard, calling players ‘Street Clothes’ is ignorant

    The Athletic "When the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers take the court Wednesday in front of a national audience, it will be another opportunity to discuss the storied cross-town rivalry. It is about two very distinct fan bases, about who is more “Los Angeles” and..." November 09

  • Kawhi Leonard May Begin Season In Bench Role To Manage Minutes

    CBS Sports "The Clippers were cautious with Leonard's workload during training camp and the preseason after he missed the entire 2021-22 campaign due to a torn ACL, but it's surprising to hear about the potential for him to come off the bench early in the regular season. Even if Leonard..." October 20

  • Kawhi Leonard’s new magazine cover contains hilarious detail

    Larry Brown Sports "It is safe to say that Kawhi Leonard, The Fun Guy, is officially back. The LA Clippers forward appeared on the cover of SLAM Magazine’s new Nov. 2022 edition along with fellow co-star Paul George.  " October 18

  • Paul George fine with taking back seat: 'Kawhi Leonard is the No. 1'

    The Score "Paul George took the reins of the Los Angeles Clippers last season with Kawhi Leonard out for the entire campaign, but he's OK with taking a back seat now that the two-time Finals MVP is healthy. "Kawhi is the No. 1. And I am totally fine with..." October 10

  • Western Notes: Jordan Poole, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Zach Collins, Pelicans

    Hoops Rumors "If he was negatively affected by the leak of the video of teammate Draymond Green punching him in practice, Warriors guard Jordan Poole certainly didn’t show it on Sunday, as he poured in 25 points with six assists in just 23 minutes vs. the Lakers...." October 10

  • Paul George’s surprising Kawhi Leonard admission

    Clutch Points "The first three years of the Kawhi Leonard-Paul George era with the Los Angeles Clippers haven’t been a failure by any stretch. But they also haven’t been as successful as most had hoped. Now, with George entering his 13th season in the NBA, including Year 4 alongside Leonard, the..." September 28

  • 'Stronger' Kawhi Leonard ready to start training camp with rest of Clippers this week

    ESPN "Kawhi Leonard said he "definitely got a lot stronger" after a season off and is ready to start training camp when the LA Clippers open practice on Tuesday. In his first comments since media day prior to last season, Leonard said he is good to go for camp --..." September 27

  • Kawhi Leonard Cleared, But Clippers Will Remain Cautious

    Hoops Rumors "Kawhi Leonard, who missed all of last season for the Clippers while recovering from a torn ACL, has been cleared to be a full five-on-five participant in next week’s training camp, but president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank says the team will remain cautious..." September 22

  • Kawhi Leonard, Paul George slapped with harsh Anthony Davis reality

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers superstar Anthony Davis has long been criticized for his health issues. Multiple injuries have held this man back, particularly over the past few years. At this point, it isn’t surprising that AD has been tagged with the “injury-prone”..." September 20