The plan for Leonard to return is barring a setback from a right quad injury, sources told ESPN. He said earlier this week that he planned to return "soon" from the injury, which has kept him out of all but nine games so far this season.
The two-time Defensive Player of the Year played in those nine games after missing the season's first 27 but returned to the sideline after playing against Denver on Jan. 13.
Leonard has been riding a stationary bike and participating in 3-on-3 drills to simulate the physical contact of games, but he has done so with staff members and "not my players," he said.
The Spurs (37-29) are now seventh in the West after Saturday night's 104-94 loss at Oklahoma City and have struggled of late, going 3-8 in their past 11 games.