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Sport Tyronn Lue reconsidering Kawhi Leonard's load-management plan for next season

04:26  22 october  2020
04:26  22 october  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Kawhi Leonard et al. sitting in front of a crowd: Lue is rethinking star player Kawhi Leonard’s load-management program. © Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Lue is rethinking star player Kawhi Leonard’s load-management program.

Lue addressed star player Kawhi Leonard’s load-management program on Wednesday. Lue said that he will have a talk with the performance staff and medical team as to whether the program will be implemented again next season, per Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.

Leonard, who suffers from chronic tendinopathy in his quadriceps, missed 15 games for the Clippers last season. The load management did help keep him healthy. But it also came at the cost of developing on-court chemistry with his new teammates. That seemed to be a primary driving force behind the Clippers’ embarrassing second-round collapse to the Denver Nuggets.

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Leonard scored 37 points in a brilliant performance. One Raptors fan tweeted: “ Load management this season ’ s MVP.” Another wrote: “Post- load management Kawhi Leonard is a [video That’ s about the deepest anyone with the Raptors has gone when explaining Leonard ’ s load - management plan .

Load management has been a frequent topic of debate lately, but lost in conversation is the fact that Kawhi Leonard is enjoying a career-year because of it. In recent days, the talking heads on TV and radio have gotten sore throats discussing the Los Angeles Clippers load - managing Kawhi Leonard

One report had recently suggested that other Clippers were put off by the perceived special treatment for Leonard, including his load-management program (even though that has been disputed by one player). Regardless, Lue probably does need to come up with a better way to manage Leonard’s health while also not compromising the Clippers’ team-building process.

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Leonard ' s rest was closely managed by the Toronto Raptors and it resulted in a title. The Clippers are attempting to use a similar model as Leonard is known to have extending his career as one of his top priorities.

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