Who could have ever imagined the dysfunctional bug would ever bite the Spurs? San Antonio, led by Tony Parker, held a players-only meeting attempting to convince Kawhi Leonard to return to the lineup.

The tone was described as tense and emotional at times, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
The conversation was described as tense and emotional at times. Several teammates spoke up, expressing frustration and confusion over a growing divide that has created significant tension between Leonard and the Spurs.

Leonard was resolute in his response, insisting that he had a good reason for sitting out all but nine games with a right quadriceps injury this season.
The two-time Defensive Player of the Year was averaging 16.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, two steals, and a block in 23.3 minutes over just nine games in 2017-18. He will become eligible for a $200 million contract extension this offseason.

Spurs guard Danny Green is refuting the report:



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