Leonard before a surprising comeback
Spurs star Kawhi Leonard appears to be back in the Texan squad on Thursday and could disprove his coach.
Kawhi Leonard is about to make his comeback with the San Antonio Spurs.
ESPN reports that Leonard could be back in the squad against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.
If there are no further setbacks, the 26-year-old will be in the Spurs squad, the report says. Leonard trained on his bike and took part in the “Three against Three”, but not in the duel with players. The strong defender has only played nine games this season for the Texans.
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After numerous setbacks in the healing process of Leonard’s quadriceps injury, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich announced a few weeks ago that the Spurs star would not be playing this season.
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With two victories in the last ten games, Leonard’s return would be an important signal for the Texans to reach the playoffs.