Leonard to Miss 2017-2018 Preseason Schedule while Recovering from Quadriceps Tendinopathy

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 19: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs goes for a lay up against the Sacramento Kings during the game on March 19, 2017 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)

The San Antonio Spurs released the following press statement regarding All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard Saturday morning regarding how Leonard will miss the entire 2017-2018 preseason.

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard continues a rehabilitation program for right quadriceps tendinopathy. He is expected to miss the 2017 preseason. A timeline for his return to the court will be determined at a later date.

As the release states, it’s unknown when Leonard will be able to return and whether he’ll have to miss regular season games as well. The Spurs’ preseason schedule will consist of five games from October 2 to October 13.

The Spurs’ regular season schedule begins October 18 when the Spurs host the Minnesota Timberwolves.


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