Kawhi Leonard stated the NBA’s participant participation coverage is not going to affect how he approaches whether or not or not he performs in video games. Leonard is coming off a meniscus tear in his proper knee suffered within the first spherical of the playoffs in April. Leonard additionally tore his proper ACL through the 2021 playoffs.
“I am not a man that is sitting down as a result of I am doing load administration — effectively, after I was with the Raptors, it was totally different; like, I used to be coming [off] an harm,” Leonard stated. “And you need to know the main points from the physician.
“But when the league is seeing or making an attempt to mock what I did with the Raptors, they need to cease as a result of I used to be injured throughout that entire yr. However apart from that, if I will play, I am going to play basketball. I work out day-after-day within the summertime to play the sport. So, no league coverage helps me to play extra video games.”
Relating to the brand new coverage, Ty Lue stated, “If our gamers are wholesome, they’ll play. I do know there is a massive factor, like, our guys do not prefer to play or no matter, however that is not true. Our guys need to play. Sadly, they’ve had accidents… So, if our guys are wholesome, they’ll play, and that is all we’re actually centered on.”