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Wed Dec 604:13SF Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps) could make season debut for Spurs ...
SF Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps) could make his season debut for the Spurs as soon as this week, saying he "should be back soon." The soft-spoken Leonard has missed the team's first 24 games due to the injury and said he is feeling good during his first interaction with reporters since Sept. 25. "I'm feeling pretty healthy right now," Leonard said. The Spurs have kept their intentions tight to the vest but speculation persists that Leonard could see action in Friday's home game against the Celtics.
Tue Dec 505:19F Kawhi Leonard met with media on Monday for first time since la...
F Kawhi Leonard, who has not played this season because of a quad injury, met with the media on Monday for the first time since late September but had no specific update on his rehabilitation or when he might return to game action. Leonard said he is working in five-on-five drills and is progressing but provided little insight how the injury occurred or into the process he is using to get back to the court.
Sat Dec 203:44F Kawhi Leonard, out all season with quadriceps injury, particip...
F Kawhi Leonard, out all season with a quadriceps injury, participated in his first practice with the full team during a Friday pregame shootaround at FedExForum. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich continues to call Leonard's return imminent but said he'll err on the side of caution before re-activating him.
Thu Nov 2304:51F Kawhi Leonard (quad) subject of say-little injury update by co...
F Kawhi Leonard (quad) was the subject of a say-little injury update by coach Gregg Popovich on Wednesday. "I keep saying sooner rather than later," Popovich said. "It's kind of like being a politician, you know. It's all baloney. It doesn't mean anything."
Thu Nov 1613:16F Kawhi Leonard will be back "sooner rather than later," coach G...
F Kawhi Leonard, who has yet to play this season due to a quad injury, will be back "sooner rather than later," coach Gregg Popovich said Tuesday, but then added, "What the hell does that mean?" to leave the all-star's status in the dark.
Fri Nov 303:35F Kawhi Leonard remained out Thursday night with quad injury whe...
F Kawhi Leonard remained out Thursday night with a quad injury when the Spurs played the Warriors in San Antonio.
Sat Oct 2803:37F Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps muscle) has yet to make season debu...
F Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps muscle) has yet to make his season debut. missing his fifth consecutive game Friday night.
Thu Oct 2605:58F Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps) remains sidelined
F Kawhi Leonard (quadriceps) remains sidelined.
Fri Oct 2004:21F Kawhi Leonard missed Wednesday's opener against Minnesota
F Kawhi Leonard missed Wednesday's opener against Minnesota. He did not practice or play during the preseason and his availability is yet to be determined. His overall timetable for a return will continue to be evaluated on a game-to-game basis moving forward.
Sat Oct 1403:20F Kawhi Leonard will miss San Antonio Spurs' opener against Minn...
F Kawhi Leonard will miss the San Antonio Spurs' opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves as he continues recovering from a left quadriceps injury.
Sat Sep 3021:33NBA notebook: Spurs' Leonard to miss entire preseason
San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason due a right thigh injury, the team announced Saturday.The Spurs said in a statement that Leonard's timeline for returning to the court would be determined at a later date as he "continues a rehabilitation program for right thigh tendinopathy."Spurs coach Gregg Popovich indicated the issue first developed sometime last season.The 6-foot-7, 230-pound Leonard is entering his seventh NBA season after averaging 25.5 points and 5.8 rebounds last season, making the All-Star Game for the second time in his career.--Indiana Pacers forward Glenn Robinson III is expected to miss two months after suffering a left high ankle sprain in a Friday training camp practice session, the team announced.Robinson, 23, was driving to the basket and came down awkwardly during a team scrimmage.With Paul George traded to Oklahoma City, Robinson is expected to play a more prominent role this season.--Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbe... [More]
Tue Jun 2704:39F Kawhi Leonard named to NBA All-Defensive First Team on Monday
F Kawhi Leonard was named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team on Monday. Leonard was named to the first team for the third time. He has won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year the past two seasons.
Tue May 2304:06F Kawhi Leonard (sprained left ankle) did not play Monday in Spu...
F Kawhi Leonard (sprained left ankle) did not play Monday in the Spurs' season-ending loss to the Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
Mon May 2201:54F Kawhi Leonard (sprained left ankle) unlikely to play Monday in...
F Kawhi Leonard (sprained left ankle) is unlikely to play Monday in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Warriors.Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Sunday that the MVP candidate is "likely out" for a third straight game after Leonard reinjured his left ankle in the series opener. Leonard aggravated the ankle injury when he landed on Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter of Game 1 on May 14.
Sun May 2120:52NBA notebook: Spurs' Leonard likely out for Game 4
The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination down 3-0, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard on Monday night for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Sunday the MVP candidate is "likely out" for a third straight game after Leonard re-injured his left ankle in the series opener. Popovich also said forward David Lee (knee) is expected to miss the game.Leonard aggravated the ankle injury when he landed on Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter of Game 1 on May 14. The Spurs led by 23 points when Leonard was forced to leave in the third quarter, and they have since been outscored 314-241 by the Warriors.Lee underwent an MRI exam and was found to have a partially torn patellar tendon. It is possible that he injury will require surgery.--Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was detained at a Romanian airport on Saturday when he said his passport wa... [More]
Sun May 2116:10Popovich: Leonard 'likely out' for Spurs in Game 4
The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination down 3-0, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night's Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told reporters Sunday the MVP candidate is "likely out" for a third straight game after Leonard reinjured his left ankle in the series opener. Popovich also said forward David Lee (knee) is expected to miss the game.Leonard aggravated the ankle injury when he landed on Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter of Game 1 last Sunday.The Spurs led by 23 points when Leonard was forced to leave Game 1 in the third quarter. Since then, the Spurs have been outscored 314-241 by the Warriors.San Antonio was dominated in Game 2 without Leonard as Golden State won 136-100 on Tuesday night and the Warriors followed up to beat the injury-riddled Spurs 120-108 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 series lead.Leonard originally suf... [More]
Sun May 2116:03Popovich: Leonard 'likely out' for Spurs in Game 4
The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination down 3-0, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night's Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told reporters Sunday the MVP candidate is "likely out" for a third straight game after Leonard reinjured his left ankle in the series opener.Leonard aggravated the ankle injury when he landed on Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter of Game 1 last Sunday.The Spurs led by 23 points when Leonard was forced to leave Game 1 in the third quarter. Since then, the Spurs have been outscored 314-241 by the Warriors.San Antonio was dominated in Game 2 without Leonard as Golden State won 136-100 on Tuesday night and the Warriors followed up to beat the injury-riddled Spurs 120-108 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 series lead.Leonard originally suffered the ankle injury in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets.Leonard is averaging 27.7 points on 52.5 percent shooting, 7.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists during the postseason.Jonathon Simmons started in Leonard's place. Simmons scored 22 points in 26 minutes in Game 2 and 14 points in 34 minutes in Game 3.
Sun May 2104:53SF Kawhi Leonard sat out due to sprained left ankle."In end, I g...
SF Kawhi Leonard, who was considered questionable for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, sat out due to a sprained left ankle."In the end, I guess it's my decision," coach Gregg Popovich said. "He's not thrilled that he's not playing, but he's not ready."Leonard did not participate in Thursday and Friday workouts.
Sat May 2018:08Spurs' Leonard (ankle) ruled out for Game 3 vs. Warriors
The San Antonio Spurs ruled out star forward Kawhi Leonard for Saturday night's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors because of his left ankle injury.Leonard will miss his second straight game, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich announced during Saturday morning's shootaround."In the end, I guess it's my decision," Popovich told reporters. "He's not thrilled that he's not playing, but he's not ready."Leonard did not participate in Thursday and Friday workouts but was at the team's practice facility in preparation for the game at AT&T Center in San Antonio."It's getting better. I've been at practice, just watching things. A lot of treatment," Leonard told reporters Friday. "It's frustrating. You work all year to get to this point, and (not) being able to help your team win a game or just being able to play, it's all very frustrating."Leonard reinjured his left ankle last Sunday during the second half of San Antonio's 113-111 loss to the Warriors in Game ... [More]
Sat May 2004:22SF Kawhi Leonard officially lited as questionable by San Antonio...
SF Kawhi Leonard was officially lited as questionable by the San Antonio Spurs because of his ankle injury for Saturday night's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Leonard did not participate in Thursday and Friday workouts but was at the team's practice facility in preparation for the game at AT&T Center in San Antonio. Leonard reinjured his left ankle last Sunday during the second half of San Antonio's 113-111 loss to the Warriors in Game 1. The Spurs led by 23 points when Leonard was forced to leave Game 1 in the third quarter. Since then, the Spurs have been outscored 194-133 by the Warriors, who hold a 2-0 series lead. The Spurs were dominated in Game 2 without Leonard as the Warriors easily won 136-100 on Tuesday night. Leonard originally suffered the ankle injury in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets.
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