Is Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kawhi Leonard joining tonight’s game? Injury Updates Clippers – Bucks

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The Los Angeles Clippers and the Milwaukee Bucks will play in a conference rivalry game at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Injury Reports for Los Angeles Clippers – Milwaukee Bucks


Last Sunday, the Los Angeles Clippers (29-25, 27-27 ATS) lost 122-99 at the Cleveland Cavaliers, ending a five-game winning streak. Two days later, they outlasted the Chicago Bulls 108-103.

  • Kawhi Leonard – READY

Over the course of Tuesday’s 108-103 victory over the Bulls, Leonard racked up 33 points (11-24 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 8-9 FT), four rebounds, five assists, two blocks, and five steals in 40 minutes of action.

After missing a game due to knee maintenance, Leonard returned with a vintage performance. He’s made even more progress, entering the top 100 in standard formats when taking value into account. Anyone who stuck around through the season’s shaky start has been rewarded with per-game numbers that place them third in the league over the past month.

Managers have to be ecstatic with what he’s doing out there, despite the fact that he will likely miss a few more games for rest purposes.

John Wall Wed, Feb 1 Abdomen
Expected to be out until at least Feb 6
Marcus Morris Tue, Jan 31 Ribs
Game Time Decision

The Los Angeles Times’ Andrew Greif quotes Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue as saying Tuesday that Wall (abdomen) still has no set date to return to game action.

Wall is “closer” to playing again, per Lue, but a definitive return date may not be known until he can resume full-contact practice.

Joey Linn of reports that Morris’s status for Thursday’s game against the Bucks is in doubt due to rib injury.

Morris has missed the last four games due to bruised ribs and may have to sit out a fifth in a row. Luke Kennard should get another start if Morris ends up missing more time.


MarJon Beauchamp Wed, Feb 1 Knee
Game Time Decision
Giannis Antetokounmpo Wed, Feb 1 Knee
Game Time Decision
Bobby Portis Mon, Jan 30 Knee
Expected to be out until at least Feb 10
Serge Ibaka Fri, Jan 20 Personal
Expected to be out until at least Feb 10

Despite suffering from right patella tendinitis, Beauchamp is a strong possibility to play against the Clippers on Thursday.

Even Beauchamp, who was originally listed as probable for Tuesday’s game, was later upgraded to available. Even though he didn’t play against Charlotte, he probably won’t make a significant impact on Milwaukee’s rotation.

Portis will be out for a while after suffering a right MCL sprain on Monday against the Pistons. He will be re-evaluated in early February.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo – Probable vs. Clippers

On Thursday, despite soreness in his right knee, Antetokounmpo is a strong possibility to play against the Clippers.

Despite still suffering from soreness in his right knee, the MVP frontrunner has played in five straight games since missing five in mid-January. During that time period, he has averaged 37.4 points, 13.8 rebounds, and 4.4 assists in 31.6 minutes per game.

The expectation is that Antetokounmpo will play again barring any unforeseen complications. Thursday, but fantasy managers should still check on his status before the game at 10 p.m. ET to be safe.

NBA Regular Season Schedule

Thursday, February 2, 2023    
L.A. Lakers Indiana 7:00 PM
Memphis Cleveland 7:30 pm TNT
Miami New York 7:30 PM
Charlotte Chicago 8:00 PM
New Orleans Dallas 8:30 PM
Golden St. Denver 9:00 PM
L.A. Clippers Milwaukee 10:00 pm TNT