Last week, stories have been suggesting that Spurs star Kawhi Leonard can be achieved for the season after he was in New York City getting second opinions on his weird quad damage. In reality, head coach Greg Popovich mentioned he did not count on Leonard to play in any respect this season.
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"I would be shocked if he returns this season," Popovich mentioned. "If by some probability he returns] it is going to be fairly late into the season and it will be a tricky determination how late you carry any individual again. That's why I’m attempting to be sincere and logical. I will be shocked if he will get again this yr.”
Well it seems that is probably not case anymore, and the star ahead is predicted to return to the workforce later this week and hopefully be again within the lineup come mid-March. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski & Michael C. Wright say that Kawhi is not anticipated to right away begin participating in full five-on-five practices along with his teammates, however the aim is to advance towards that stage engagement within the close to future, league sources mentioned."
While in New York City final week, Leonard was reportedly figuring out on the National Basketball Players Association headquarters gymnasium, sources mentioned. The schedule for Kawhi’s return continues to be based mostly on his consolation stage along with his quad damage. However, issues lastly look to be trending in the fitting course for Spurs & Kawhi followers.
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Check out ESPN’s report/clip (under), and keep tuned for additional info shifting ahead.