The San Antonio Spurs announced Wednesday that All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard will be out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from a leg injury.
“We didn't feel he was ready. His confidence level wasn't there, so we decided to give it some more time,” coach Gregg Popovich said before the Spurs played the Brooklyn Nets.
Leonard has played in just nine games after missing the beginning of the season because of right quadriceps tendinopathy. He also was sidelined briefly because of a shoulder injury.
Popovich said Leonard hadn't sustained another injury, but also didn't seem confident in his ability to play at the level that had him...