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.
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.
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...
John Jenkins had enough of the pain.
The guard is out for Thursday night’s game against the Cavaliers with nerve pain in his leg that could be related to his recent back problems. The wheels have been set in motion to get to the bottom of what is causing the pain. Jenkins said he, his agent and Hawks general manager Danny Ferry are discussing the next course of action.
ATLANTA -- The Hawks have two games in two days starting on Tuesday, with coach Larry Drew currently viewing Devin Harris and center Zaza Pachulia as doubtful for the first game at Indiana.
As a result, when it comes to the depleted backcourt, Drew might have to lean more on rookie guard John Jenkins, the team's first-round pick in 2012.
The veteran point guard Harris has...
Jenkins is emerging as a viable contributor for the Hawks, rising on the team depth chart.
ATLANTA John Jenkins said every rookie thinks that the NBA will be just like college that his college prowess will instantly translate into pro stardom.
Then they bump up against reality.
Jenkins, the Hawks first-round pick in this years NBA Draft, has seen playing time hard to come by and thats why the team sent him to the NBA Development League for two games earlier this week...
Guard John Jenkins was recalled by the Atlanta Hawks from Bakersfield of the D-League, the NBA team announced Thursday. Jenkins, who was assigned to the Jam on Dec. 1, played two games in Bakersfield. He averaged 25.5 points and 3.5 rebounds a game, including a 29-point performance Tuesday night.
The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie guard John Jenkins from their Bakersfield NBA Development League affiliate, and he is with the team for Wednesday night's game against Denver.
The Hawks need Jenkins for depth with guard Kyle Korver unavailable against the Nuggets. Korver is with his wife, who is expecting the couple's first child.
Jenkins averaged 25.5 points in two...
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December 05, 2012