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Hawks guard John Jenkins' sophomore season barely got off the ground, if at all, before he was sidelined with a lower back injury after just 13 games. On Monday, a team announcement officially concluded the campaign: Jenkins underwent successful surgery on his lower back Monday morning and will miss the remainder of the season for rehabilitation and rest.
The procedure was performed by Dr. Hal Silcox of the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic in Atlanta.
Hampered by the back injury, which he suffered during the summer, the 6-foot-4 shooter's numbers fell off while playing just 12.2 minutes per outing in 13 games. He averaged 3.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in those games.
Jenkins becomes the second significant contributor on Atlanta's roster to be sidelined with a season-ending surgery over the past two months: forward Al Horford, the team's leading scorer and rebounder at the time of his injury, had a torn right pectoral muscle repaired on Dec. 31.
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Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins underwent successful lower back surgery this morning. The surgery was performed by Dr. Hal Silcox from the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic.
Jenkins will undergo a period of rest and recovery, followed by treatment and rehabilitation, and will miss the remainder of the season.
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday by the score of 120-113. The win was the Hawks' second in a row to move them to 25-21, second in the Southeast Division. With the good news came some bad news on Monday as the team announced that guard John Jenkins will miss the rest of the season. Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Adi Joseph...
NBA.com reports that Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins underwent lower back surgery and will miss the rest of the season. Jenkins is a second year player that has struggled with back and leg injuries the season. He’s averaged 3.1 points, 1.7 rebounds and 12 minutes in just 13 games this season. The Hawks have said the surgery was successful but have given no additional details.
Kyle Korver has officially declined the NBA’s invitation to participate in the Three-Point Contest at this year’s All-Star weekend in New Orleans. It’s the second year in a row Korver has declined to participate.
Korver told Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he will instead spend the time with his wife and 1-year-old daughter.
As it stands, Korver has...
The Atlanta Hawks have assigned shooting guard Jared Cunningham to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA D-League.
In a story that seems to be recurring every couple of weeks, the Atlanta Hawks have assigned Jared Cunningham back to the D-League.
With Cartier Martin serving in his second stint with the team (on a 10-day contract), Danny Ferry and company apparently feel as though Cunningham...
The Atlanta Hawks have assigned guard Jared Cunningham to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.
Cunningham has averaged 15.2 points, 4.2 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 29.8 minutes in 17 games over three stints with the Jam this season.
Cunningham has appeared in five games with the Hawks this season.
With the announcement of Atlanta forward Paul Millsap making the NBA All-Star Game (Eastern Conference), it was impossible not to think about the player whose spot Millsap had filled on the Hawks roster -- Josh Smith.
For years, Smith aspired to make the All-Star team but never did. In those years, the Hawks who earned spots on the All-Star team were either top scorer Joe Johnson...
Lance Stephenson took a hard spill as he soared through the air on a drive to the hoop and fell over Paul Millsap during the third quarter of Tuesday’s game against the Hawks. He did however manage to flip the shot in mid-air before falling hard to the ground.
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Here are three things we gleaned from the Hawks' 120-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta's eighth consecutive game of cracking the century mark in scoring.
1. This might have been the most action-packed game at Philips Arena all season ... and that's saying a lot
The above comment goes deeper than the Hawks' blistering 38-point third quarter or the...