SAN ANTONIO — The accessibility of Spurs star brazen Kawhi Leonard remained in doubt Thursday for Game 3 of a Western Conference finals as a group took partial in a initial use in credentials for Saturday’s matchup opposite a Golden State Warriors.
Leonard did not attend in Thursday’s workout, though mixed players pronounced they saw a brazen during a club’s use facility.
“He was sitting easily on a sidelines. It’s going well, as good as it can go,” core Pau Gasol said. “We have a good training staff. He’s operative with them and perplexing to get that ankle right. That’s what we know.”
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Leonard reinjured his left ankle Sunday during a second half of San Antonio’s 113-111 detriment to a Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of a Western Conference finals. Spurs manager Gregg Popovich, who was taken for criticism on Thursday, pronounced after Game 1 that he expected Leonard’s liberation to take longer than when he creatively suffered a damage in Game 5 of a Western Conference semifinals.
“The thing that worries me is that he did it again, a accurate same thing,” Popovich said. “So one would logically consider maybe it will take longer, though I’m anticipating that’s not loyal and we’ll have him for Game 3.”
The Spurs supposing no denote possibly approach Thursday per Leonard’s intensity return, while his teammates played decorous when asked about a situation.
“I haven’t listened anything yet,” energy brazen LaMarcus Aldridge said.
Since Leonard over Game 1 with 7:54 left in a third quarter, a Spurs have been outscored 194-133 by a Warriors. In Leonard’s absence, a group has shot 37 percent from a field, including 8-of-30 from 3-point range, while a Warriors are joining on 57 percent of their shots, including 24-of-54 from deep.
Shooting ensure Danny Green pronounced he spoke to Leonard and indicate ensure Tony Parker, who is out for a playoffs after medicine for a ripped quadriceps tendon he postulated in a Spurs’ second-round array opposite a Houston Rockets.
“He looked good, didn’t speak about it that much,” Green pronounced of Leonard. “I saw Tony also. He was in a building today. He looked good, too. Just asked him how life was, how things were going. He pronounced he’s strengthening and operative on some things. He’s holding it a day during a time, any one of those guys.”