The strangest still-ongoing subplot to the NBA season are the assorted goings on with Kawhi Leonard. Final yr, Leonard was an MVP candidate with the San Antonio Spurs, who made a run into the Western Convention Finals earlier than an harm forged him, and shortly the Spurs, into the offseason.
A separate Leonard harm from the one he suffered towards the Warriors within the postseason has lingered all yr, although, and he’s performed simply 9 video games. As Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has very fastidiously stated, he’s undecided what’s nonetheless unsuitable with Leonard and doesn’t know what his representatives really feel about his well being.
As Leonard has been sidelined, hypothesis is type of operating wild at this level. There have been even rumors that there was a “tense” gamers solely assembly the place the Spurs tried to persuade Leonard to come back again, though Danny Inexperienced made it some extent to quash these rumors.
Inexperienced appeared on Chris Broussard’s In The Zone podcast and was requested about whether or not there’s any unhealthy blood brewing in San Antonio. He made it clear that everybody remains to be on good phrases, and that nobody on the group is at odds with the Spurs star.
“I can say from our group and from their perspective and standpoint, I can converse for many of them, there isn’t a odds,” Inexperienced stated. “We’re not at odds with him. I don’t know concerning the entrance workplace, I don’t find out about household points or no matter that’s. I wish to guess none as a result of he’s within the facility, he’s on the enviornment, he’s nonetheless there, they impart, they nonetheless discuss and inspect him, he nonetheless works out with our coaching employees. However from the group’s perspective, there’s no person on our group that’s at odds with him. We perceive, we’ve his again no matter what he’s been going by way of.”
Each Inexperienced and Leonard are saying all the precise issues, which suggests till somebody really lets us know what’s going on right here, all anybody can do is speculate. Nonetheless, it seems like in relation to Leonard and his teammates, there aren’t any main points.
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