While the San Antonio Spurs don't expect to have Manu Ginobili back in time for Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls, they're still unsure of whether three other rotation players will be healthy enough to play. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters that Kawhi Leonard, Gary Neal and Tiago Splitter all will be game-time decisions against Chicago.
Leonard, a rookie acquired from Indiana before the season, played just two minutes in San Antonio's recent 114-99 victory over the Denver Nuggets, failing to appear in the second half. He's dealing with calf tightness, and the team doesn't want to push him into game action too quickly.
Splitter hasn't played since Feb. 18, when he appeared for two minutes against the Los Angeles Clippers. He injured his calf in that game and has been recovering ever since. Neal is dealing with a hamstring injury, but he hasn't missed any time lately, seeing more minutes per game in February than he did in January.