SAN ANTONIO (December 19, 2012 – The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have assigned Kawhi Leonard to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League for a medical rehab assignment. Leonard has been sidelined with quadriceps tendinitis, left knee since Nov. 17.
Prior to the injury, Leonard appeared in nine games for the Silver and Black, averaging 10.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.00 steals in 28.9 minutes.
Leonard will practice with the Toros today and then be re-evaluated by team doctors. At that point, a timeline for his return will be determined.