In response to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Atlanta Hawks (5-9) ahead De’Andre Hunter will endure surgical procedure on a tendon harm in his proper wrist after struggling the harm throughout a November 8 matchup with the Golden State Warriors.
Hawks‘ De’Andre Hunter will endure surgical procedure on a tendon harm in his proper wrist and miss roughly two months.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 15, 2021
Hunter gave it a go, nonetheless, on Friday towards the Denver Nuggets (9-4), clocking in somewhat over 21 minutes earlier than being dominated out with proper wrist soreness. The Hawks report Hunter had an MRI taken Saturday to substantiate the harm and can miss roughly eight weeks. Hunter might be present process surgical procedure immediately in Los Angeles.
In his third season, Hunter is averaging 10.8 factors and a pair of.7 boards whereas capturing a career-high 39.5 p.c from three. Together with his continued absence by way of mid-January, the ground has opened up for Cam Reddish, Delon Wright, and Lou Williams to see extra impactful minutes with Kevin Huerter being inserted into the beginning lineup.
Monday, Atlanta’s subsequent take a look at with out Hunter might be towards the 3-10 Magic at 7:30 p.m. EST.