Earlier Wednesday, the San Antonio Spurs announced that small forward Kawhi Leonard will be out of action for an “indefinite period of time.”
Leonard has been dealing with a lingering quad injury that has burdened him since the NBA Playoffs last year. It’s carried over into this year and caused the one time NBA Finals MVP to miss the first 28 games of the season.
The Spurs in the mix in the NBA’s Western Conference are 29-16, going into this evenings matchup against the Brooklyn Nets.
BetOnlineSportsbook projects that the Spurs will continue to being racing with the Western Conference talent that includes the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets. An All-NBA First team member his last two seasons, Leonard, the Spurs’ best player is averaging a meager 16.2 points 4.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists on 46.8 percent shooting and 31.4 percent from three-point range this season.
Despite Leonard’s injuries, the Spurs have gone 24-12.