The Los Angeles Clippers have been fined $50,000 for statements that were inco
nsistent with Kawhi Leonard's health status
NBA statement on Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers, in part: "The team has reason
ably determined that Leonard is suffering from an ongoing injury to the patell
a tendon in his left knee and has been placed by the team at this time on an i
njury protocol for back-to-back games."
Rivers said: “He feels great. But he feels great because of what we’ve been
doing. We’re just going to continue to do it. There’s no concern here. But w
e want to make sure. I think Kawhi made a statement that he’s never felt bett
er. It’s our job to make sure he stays that way..."
The NBA accepts the Clippers medical determination that Kawhi Leonard is injur
ed. It fined the team for Rivers essentially saying publicly that Leonard is h