Posted January 23, 2014

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard suffers hand injury

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San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is averaging 12.2 points a game this month. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard fractured the fourth metacarpal on his right hand in Wednesday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the team announced.

The team said they have no timetable for Leonard’s return.  He played 15 minutes against the Thunder and scored three points before leaving with the injury. 

Leonard, who will be on USA Basketball’s 28-player pool to be announced Thursday, is averaging 11.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 1.8 assists on 52 percent shooting from the field this season.

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