A lot of factors determine an NBA team’s success. Perhaps none of them are as important as health.
That’s not an easy truth to swallow. Still, it doesn’t matter how talented a player is – if he can’t stay on the floor, he will not be able to contribute to the team.
Just ask the Los Angeles Clippers. At 23-22, this team is not where they’d like to be in 2022-23.
Meanwhile, Kawhi Leonard’s frequent absences have had much to do with their lack of success.
With that said, Leonard appears to be rounding back into form lately. If he can just stay healthy, this Clippers team is dangerous. Nobody will want to face them in the first round of the playoffs.
Here’s a deal that would make them even scarier.