Posted February 24, 2014

Hawks’ Paul Millsap to miss two more games due to knee injury

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Hawks forward Paul Millsap is averaging a career-high 17.6 points a game. (Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hawks forward Paul Millsap is averaging a career-high 17.6 points per game. (Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Atlanta Hawks All-Star forward Paul Millsap will miss at least the next two games with a knee injury, reports Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said Millsap will miss Tuesday’s game against the Chicago Bulls and Wednesday’s game against the Boston Celtics.

Millsap suffered a right knee contusion in Friday’s loss to the Detroit Pistons and missed a game the next night against the New York Knicks.

The Hawks (26-29) are the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference but have gone 2-8 in their past 10 games.

DOLLINGER: Hawks stay at No. 19 in this week’s NBA Power Rankings 

Millsap is averaging 17.6 points, 8.3 rebounds and three assists per game in his first season in Atlanta. He signed a two-year, $19 million deal in the offseason.


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