Kawhi Leonard sat out L.A.’s 129-124 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night, missing the front end of a back-to-back set as part of a load management plan.

That phrase, “load management,” which only entered the NBA lexicon in the past year or two, might as well come with a trigger warning.

Some derided the Clippers’ decision to sit Leonard against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. The pull quote of the day came from ESPN’s Doris Burke, who said on ESPN Radio: “Kawhi not playing, to me, is ridiculous.”

The NBA then had to explain why Kawhi was out. 

Now Jalen Rose gives his reasoning. 

Flip the Page to hear Jalen explain: