Kyle Korver Injury: Updates on Hawks SG’s Recovery from Ankle Surgery

September 21st, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver, who is recovering from ankle surgery, has been cleared to practice when the team opens up training camp next week.

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Korver 1 of 3 Hawks to Get Medical Clearance Monday, Sept. 21 Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Korver, forward Thabo Sefolosha and guard Shelvin Mack have received varying degrees of medical clearance.

“I would say, to differing degrees, they are doing basketball activities now,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said, per Vivlamore. “Whether it’s some 2-on-2 or 3-on-3 between now and camp there is the potential for some 5-on-5 in a limited kind of way. But shooting, working out and doing those types of things, they are making good progress.”

Korver, 34, missed the final two games of the Eastern Conference Finals due to a right ankle injury. He also had offseason surgery on his elbow. Considered by many the league's premier three-point threat, Korver averaged 12.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game last season. He shot 49.2 percent from three-point range, shatte ...

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