Ready to Perform

0 comments
Raptors not Worried About Leonard

Leonard “Doing Great”, Toronto Raptors not Worried About Superstar’s Health

With his injury behind him, Kawhi Leonard is ready to begin his career with the Toronto Raptors on the right foot – pun intended.

The Toronto Raptors do not seem to be at all worried about Leonard’s recovery status with the preseason quickly approaching. In fact, Phil Handy, the new assistant coach of the team appeared on the Toronto Talk Sports podcast to provide an update on Leonard’s progress during offseason workouts with the team.

“He’s doing great,” Handy said. “He’s in great shape. Body looks good, he’s feeling good, he’s moving well. I don’t anticipate any issues or any problems. He’s working hard and he’s a hard worker.”

Leonard, who sat out for most of last season recovering from a quad injury, underwent an ugly divorce with his former team the San Antonio Spurs. He was traded to the Raptors a month ago in a blockbuster that saw DeMar DeRozan being sent the other way.

“He’s a gamer man,” said Handy. “He is a gamer. Players like that just want to compete. … However (his situation with the San Antonio Spurs) played out, however it happened, he’s just looking forward to what’s next and what’s in front of him right now and (putting) his best foot forward for the Raptors organization this season.”

The Raptors are set to open up their preseason against the Portland Trailblazers on September 29.

LEAVE A RESPONSE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

RELATED POSTS

Adding Pre-Camp Depth

16 Sep 2018

Raps Sign Point Guard

24 Aug 2018

No Real Answer

23 Aug 2018

Keeping Kawhi Happy

21 Aug 2018

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Shop

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Featured Video

    Hoop Dreams - NBA Summer League 2018

    NBA Hopefuls One Step Closer to Living Their Dream

  • STAY IN TOUCH!

    LATEST POSTS

    Men of Many Talents
    12 Sep 20180 comments
    Enshrined in the Hall
    08 Sep 20180 comments
    The Shop is Back
    01 Sep 20180 comments

    LATEST TWEETS

    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc