The Atlanta Hawks are one recreation above .500 thus far this season at 13-12. That places them in first place within the Southeast Division and fifth within the Japanese Convention. Accidents have been extra regular then Atlanta would most likely like them to be this season. Of their loss to the 113-89 loss on the highway to the Knicks on Wednesday, the Hawks misplaced one in every of their all-stars to an ankle damage.
Atlanta’s offseason addition Dejounte Murray goes to be sidelined for about two weeks with a left ankle damage. He’s a taller guard who’s explosive and may seize rebounds over gamers larger than him. Murray is the second highest scorer per recreation for the Hawks with (20.8) factors per recreation. The one-time all-star additionally dishes out the second most assists (6.2) and leads the workforce in steals (1.8) per recreation. His manufacturing goes to be missed closely with the opposite accidents the workforce is coping with.
NBA betting websites have the Hawks at (+5000) to win the Finals this season.
Hawks All-Star Dejounte Murray is anticipated to overlook two weeks with a left ankle sprain, sources inform me and @sam_amick. Atlanta now has Murray, John Collins (ankle) and De’Andre Hunter (hip) sidelined.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 8, 2022
Dejounte Murray out for 2 weeks with ankle damage
The Atlanta Hawks launched this assertion with regard to Murray’s damage he suffered on Wednesday evening.
“Dejounte Murray suffered a left ankle damage throughout final evening’s recreation. He underwent an MRI right now, confirming a left ankle sprain with related swelling. Murray will likely be out roughly 2 weeks and his standing will likely be up to date as applicable.” – Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta got here into Wednesday evening’s recreation already lacking already lacking John Collins and De’Andre Hunter. Shedding Murray was one other large blow to the workforce in the meanwhile. The Hawks had been down by practically 30 factors in some elements of their recreation vs the Knicks. It was their fifth loss in seven video games. They’ll have an opportunity to redeem themselves tonight as they face the Brooklyn Nets at 7:30pm.
HARD TIMES Don’t By no means Final. 💯🙏🏽🖤
— Dejounte Murray (@DejounteMurray) December 8, 2022
Trae Younger had this to say about seeing his teammate go down vs New York.
“Clearly we had been making an attempt to determine a rhythm with Dejounte, and with guys being out and in proper now it’s robust,”… ““However we’ve simply bought to combat via this time and each time we get all people again we’ll be actually good.” – Trae Younger