Kawhi Leonard exited Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after re-injuring his left ankle and didn't return. He'll undergo an MRI on Monday, reports ESPN's Michael C. Wright.
The San Antonio Spurs forward appeared to originally tweak his ankle after drilling a corner three early in the second half Sunday.
Soon after, Leonard took a fadeaway shot from around the same spot, but this time Warriors center Zaza Pachulia stepped under him as he was landing.
The Claw immediately grabbed the ankle while grimacing in pain in front of his team's bench. He headed straight to the locker room, finishing with 26 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and a steal in 23 minutes.
It's the same ankle that Leonard sprained in Game 5 of the semifinals versus the Houston Rockets. The injury sidelined him for the series-clinching win Thursday.
The Warriors capitalized on the absence of San Antonio's best player, going on an 18-0 run against the Leonard-less Spurs and ultimately coming back to steal a 113-111 win.