Charania also noted Leonard would miss extended time and is expected to be re-evaluated next week. Leonard last played in Sunday’s 124-105 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves, playing 23 minutes, scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. This season, Leonard has started 46 games, averaging 34 minutes, 26 points, seven rebounds and five assists per game.
Luke Kennard is expected to start in place of Leonard on Tuesday. Priced at $3,600 on FanDuel, Kennard has started 14 games this season, last starting in a 106-103 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Apr. 16, playing 18 minutes, scoring three points and two assists.
Paul George should also see an uptick in production with Kawhi out. In 599 minutes this season, George has a 35.6% usage rate, averaging 1.27 fantasy points per minute. He is priced at $9,000 on FanDuel.
The Clippers are a 4.5-point road favorite against the Trail Blazers on FanDuel Sportsbook in a game with a 222.5 total.
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