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Kendrick Perkins compares Kawhi Leonard to an NBA legend

The Los Angeles Clippers are having yet another historic run in the NBA. They are among the top three teams in the Western Conference. They are aiming for their maiden conference and NBA championship. James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and Paul George are some of the top contributors. Similarly, the small forward Kawhi Leonard has contributed the most.

Looking at his impressive performances, Kendrick Perkins compares him to an NBA legend.

Kendrick Perkins said:

“Kawhi Leonard is the most important player in the NBA.”

Here is the complete statement:

“Right now, we are witnessing Michael Jordan in the triangle offense with Phil Jackson. That is how spectacular Kawhi Leonard has been. He is the most important player in the NBA.”

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How good has Kawhi Leonard been in the 2023-24 season?

Leonard is averaging 24.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 1.7 steals per game so far in the season. He has been impeccable throughout the season. That is why the LA Clippers are among the top three teams.

Moreover, several experts have backed the Clippers as the favorites to win the 2023–24 NBA Championship.

Undoubtedly, Leonard is one of the most underrated players in the NBA and hasn’t been under the spotlight for long.

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Kawhi Leonard 2023-24 Season Stats (average)

Games Played Points per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Blocks per game Steals per game
45 24.4 6.3 3.7 1.0 1.7

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