The Miami Heat will likely miss Meyer’s Leonard for the rest of the season. Leonard will suffer a shoulder injury and will be out for the rest of the year. after Shams Charania.
The veteran injured his shoulder while beating the Washington Wizards in the Heat on January 9, and missed each of the last 12 games with what was classified as a strained left shoulder.
Before the injury, Leonard scored an average of 3.3 points in 42.9 percent threesomes and 2.3 rebounds in his second season with the heat in three games.
Leonard finished his first season with the Heat averaging 6.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 51 games. He signed a two-year contract for $ 19 million with the Miami Heat last off-season.
Kelly Olynyk and Precious Achiuwa will watch their minutes rise in Leonard’s absence. In the event that Erik Spoelstra decides to grow up, Moe Harkless and Andre Iguodala could share minutes on the “4”.