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The Los Angeles Clippers have confirmed that Kawhi Leonard will not be available for Game 5 due to inflammation in his right knee. Leonard had previously missed Game 1 but returned for Games 2 and 3 before sitting out Game 4.

Interestingly, the Clippers secured victories in the games where Leonard was absent. Leonard had also missed the latter part of the regular season due to this injury. As the series against the Dallas Mavericks is currently tied at 2-2, the Clippers will face the Mavericks for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Wednesday.