Jeff Teague Injury: Updates on Hawks Star’s Thigh and Return

February 28th, 2015 by Tim Keeney Leave a reply »

Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague will miss Saturday's contest against the Miami Heat as he deals with an injury to his left thigh. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Chris Vivlamore has the news:  

Teague, who was elected to his first All-Star game, is averaging career-highs in points per game (16.7), assists per game (7.3), steals per game (1.7) and true-shooting percentage (.572), per

Fortunately, this injury appears minor. Mike Budenholzer, a long-time pupil of Gregg Popovich in San Antonio, already rested his starters once this season, and it seems he's doing so again in preparation of a big game against the Houston Rockets Tuesday. 

Exciting youngster Dennis Schroder will get all the minutes he can handle at the point while Teague is out. 

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