Paul Millsap Injury: Updates on Hawks Star’s Ankle and Return

January 28th, 2016 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »
Atlanta Hawks star forward Paul Millsap exited Thursday's game against the Indiana Pacers with an ankle injury. It's unclear when he will be ready to return to the court.

Continue for updates.

Millsap Comments on Injury Thursday, Jan. 28 "I've seen better days," Millsap said after the game, per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, though he wouldn't speculate on his timeline for a return.

Millsap Provides Hawks With Underrated Scoring Punch Millsap was out with a shoulder injury toward the end of the 2014-15 NBA regular season, when the Hawks had already wrapped up the top playoff seed in the Eastern Conference.

He's otherwise been a strong, healthy contributor for the most part since joining Atlanta, aiding the Hawks' surprising resurgence of late as the team's leading scorer last season and a key contributor this year (18.3 points and 8.9 rebounds a night coming into Thursday's game).

Underrated and deep as Atlanta's bench is, someone with Millsap's scoring prowess from the power forward position isn't easily replaced. Mike Scott is a logical fill-in choice for Atlanta—a combo forward who can d ...

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