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Clippers Fined $50,000 for 'Inconsistent' Statements About Kawhi Leonard's Health

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Clippers Fined $50,000 for 'Inconsistent' Statements About Kawhi Leonard's Health. Leonard sat out Wednesday night's game with a knee injury against the Milwaukee Bucks. but he returned on Thursday in the Clippers win against the Portland Trailblazers. Clippers coach Doc Rivers' comments before Wednesday's game resulted in the fine. He feels great. But he feels great because of what we've been doing, and we're just going to continue to do it. There's no concern here. , Doc Rivers, via statement. I think Kawhi made a statement that he's never felt better. It's our job to make sure he stays that way. , Doc Rivers, via statement. Leonard sided with his coach regarding the NBA's decision about the fine. I'm disappointed. He's my coach and I'm on his side. I'm not a doctor, but we're going to do what's best for me to be healthy so I can play basketball games. , Kawhi Leonard, via statement. Leonard scored 27 points and had 13 rebounds in the Clippers 107-101 win on Thursday