Spurs star Kawhi Leonard did not play in the second half of Friday night's 124-109 loss to the Rockets, but he wasn't concerned. "Yeah, just because I want to play and do what I can to help the team," Leonard said, via ESPN.com. "I know what situation that I'm in. I've got to take the right steps to getting back. I played 16 minutes. It's hard to tell [what type of shape I'm in] until I play a full game and see where I'm at; where my wind is, my legs, my body. "I think we're taking the right steps. I don't feel tired out there. [We'll] just see what happens, see how the process goes from here, and see if the minutes gradually go up." Leonard, who has played just 33 minutes in two games this season, missed the Spurs' first 27 games with a right quadriceps injury. Playing with a minutes restriction, Leonard has already been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Mavericks.
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