Jason Jones: Joerger said Frank Mason will be on a minutes restriction, even with Fox out. Did not say what the limit was on his minutes
Jeff Goodman: Source confirmed that Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr., has been cleared for full contact. Source also told ESPN: “Not sure if he will play this season.”
He has been medically cleared by the Spurs, but is opting to remain out until he believes he can better manage the effects of his condition. Leonard has sought a second opinion from his own doctors. There is more at stake than the Spurs’ NBA-record run of 20 consecutive playoff appearances. Leonard’s future with the Spurs could be in play. In turn, so too could the Spurs’ two-decade reign as one of the NBA’s premier teams.