Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard has suffered a serious knee injury.
Local media such as ‘The Athletic’ and ‘ESPN’ quoted sources on the 26th and reported that Leonard was diagnosed with meniscus tear in his right knee. 크크크벳
The meniscus is a half-moon-shaped cartilage that is attached to the knee joint and serves to disperse the shock applied to the knee. Cartilage essential for knee protection.
The Clippers will discuss treatment methods with the player. According to ESPN, a decision will be made within two weeks.
Leonard injured his knee during the first game of the first round of the playoffs against the Phoenix Suns, and forced to play the second game, but did not appear in the game after the third game. The team was eliminated after winning the first game and losing four in a row.
Knee injuries are not new. He injured the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in the 2021 conference semifinals and was sidelined for the entire 2021-22 season.
Returning to the 2022-23 season, he played 52 games and recorded 23.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists, playing an average of 33.6 minutes per game.