De’Andre Hunter has taken a leap ahead in his second season. His protection was all the time his calling card, however his offense was a piece in progress, however this season he’s averaging 17.2 factors a recreation, nonetheless hitting threes (36.6%) however extra importantly ending significantly better on the rim and from floater vary. It has remodeled his recreation, and the Hawks are +7.6 per 100 possessions when he’s on the court docket.
Which is why it should sting he’s out for not less than per week, the Hawks introduced.
Hunter has “articular put on and tear in his proper knee” and had a non-surgical process Saturday to assist therapeutic, the Hawks introduced.
It was already going to be a troublesome week for the Hawks, with the Lakers, Jazz, and Raptors on the schedule.
No Hunter means extra run for Cam Reddish — whose recreation additionally has taken a leap ahead this yr — and Kevin Huerter.
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