Sore knee will keep Leonard out of Clippers game at Indiana
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard will sit out Monday night's game at Indiana because of a sore left knee.
Patrick Patterson will replace Leonard in the lineup.
It's the eighth game the three-time All-Star has missed this season and it comes on the second game of a back-to-back for the Clippers, who are in the midst of a six-game road trip.
Leonard scored 34 points and 11 rebounds in the Clippers 135-119 win Sunday at Washington. The two-time Finals MVP is averaging 25.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.9 steals this season.
Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon will start despite having a sore right hand. The Pacers played without their leading scorer Saturday against the New York Knicks.
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Updated December 9, 2019