Spurs’ Leonard to miss contest against Warriors

first_imgSan Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard. APSan Antonio Spurs leading scorer Kawhi Leonard will miss Saturday’s National Basketball Association contest against the Golden State Warriors with an apparent concussion.The all-star forward was placed on the league’s Concussion Protocol list after being injured when he was struck in the head by an elbow from Oklahoma City player Victor Oladipo during Thursday’s game, the team announced Friday.ADVERTISEMENT Badminton: Lee and Lin on course for one final showdown The 25-year-old Leonard, who left the game and did not return, has been leading San Antonio’s charge at overtaking Golden State for top spot in the Western Conference.Leonard played a total of 26 minutes on Thursday, finishing with 19 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnHe’s averaging career highs this season with 26.3 points and 3.4 assists to go with 6.0 rebounds. Leonard is also a two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year.RELATED STORIES Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Taal Volcano continues to emit steam, ash from weak explosions LATEST STORIES China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing Leonard the spur as San Antonio down RocketsLeonard’s 31 points lead Spurs to win over PacersSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcoscenter_img View comments Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely 2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Beggar dead in Quezon hit-and-run incident MOST READ Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going homelast_img read more

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Owino scores as Wydad holds Zesco in CAF CL

first_imgWydad will meet Zamalek of Egypt in the two-leg semi-finals in September while Zesco face Group B winners Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa.The pairings guarantee a second north-versus-south climax to the premier African club competition in four years after Al Ahly of Egypt beat Orlando Pirates of South Africa in 2013.North African clubs have won the Champions League – formerly the African Cup of Champions Clubs – 28 times while Pirates are the only team from the southern region to lift the trophy.Wydad, who beat Zesco 2-0 in Morocco two months ago, topped the final standings with 11 points, ZESCO had nine, record eight-time champions Al Ahly six and ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast five.ASEC and Ahly drew 0-0 in a final round match at Stade Robert Champroux in Ivorian commercial capital Abidjan where only pride was at stake.Zesco twice came close to scoring within a minute before Odhiambo nodded into the net off the crossbar after taking advantage of slack marking at a corner.Fellow Kenyan Jesse Were wasted a chance to double the lead almost immediately at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium when he blazed over from close range.Chikatara, a recent signing after lengthy transfer negotiations with Nigerian club Abia Warriors, curled a shot from the edge of the box past goalkeeper Jacob Banda to restore parity.Congo Brazzaville-born Fabrice Ondama came close to snatching victory for Wydad just before time with his header flying just wide.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Zesco United players line up before a past matchJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug 24 – Harambee Stars defender David ‘Calabar’ Owino scored as Zesco fought to a 1-1 draw with Moroccan champions Wydad Casablanca, in Ndola, Zambia.The result sees Zesco finish second in Group A of the CAF Champions League behind the Moroccans who topped.last_img read more

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