Spurs end mini road trip in New Orleans

Leonard makes return tonight

Kawhi Leonard will make his return to the spurs after missing the past two games with an “injury that’s not an injury,” per Head Coach Gregg Popovich, but what is really a minor hand injury.  Tony Parker is also probable after nursing a sore ankle.

“We just decided it was the safe thing to do,” Popovich said of his decision to withhold Leonard from Tuesday’s win over the Raptors. “I’d rather err on the side of being conservative than lose him for three weeks because he gets whacked again.”

For the Spurs, it’s the end of a four game road trip in which they have won three of the four and number four is tonight.  The Spurs will return home to face the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday evening at 7.  The Mavericks are coming off an 11 point loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Tickets for the IH-35 rivalry game with the Mavericks are still on sale as the Spurs look to sell out this game as they have 99.2% of all home games.

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