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NBA Standings: Hawks on shaky ground following Paul Millsap’s injury

March 20th, 2017 at 9:09 AM
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Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Hawks will open a three-game road trip Monday in Charlotte without two key players. Atlanta will be without forward Paul Millsap for at least the next two games due to stiffness in his knee. Kent Bazemore will be out for at least a week due to a bone bruise in his right knee that he suffered late in Saturday’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

That places the Hawks in a bit of a precarious situation with 13 games remaining in the regular season. Millsap is the most critical loss as Atlanta has gone 0-5 without him and haven’t been competitive in many of those games. While Bazemore hasn’t taken the step forward that many were looking for from him, he is still integral part of their wing rotation and his loss will hurt them on the defensive end of the floor.

Atlanta enters Monday’s game in fifth place in the Eastern Conference standings 3.5 games behind the Toronto Raptors. Atlanta is two games ahead of sixth place Indiana in the standings.

Eastern Conference Standings

TeamWLPctGBL10Streak
TeamWLPctGBL10Streak
1. Cleveland4623.667-5-5W1
2. Boston4426.6292.56-4L1
3. Washington4227.60946-4L1
4. Toronto4129.5865.55-5

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Bucks, Cavaliers, Celtics, Eric Bledsoe, Hornets, Kent Bazemore, Pacers, Paul Millsap, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Wizards

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