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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (hand) listed as probable vs. Trail Blazers

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard is listed as probable for Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard is listed as probable for Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Leonard has not played since Dec. 15 while reportedly recovering from a torn ligament in his right hand.

He reportedly first suffered the injury on Dec. 9 against the Utah Jazz before returning to play two games and missing the next 15.

During that Span, the Spurs have gone 7-8 and fallen to seventh place in the Western Conference.

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Over 22 games this season, Leonard has averaged 17.0 points on 45.4 percent shooting with 8.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.

Leonard was named the Most Valuable Player of last year's Finals after helping the Spurs beat the Miami Heat in five games.

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