The Atlanta Hawks could certainly use these two days off since beating Oklahoma City at home on Saturday, 97-90. Atlanta did this without its best player Joe Johnson and may have to start its road trip on Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers without him as well.
According to a report by Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Johnson is doubtful for Tuesday's game because of tendinitis in his knee. Willie Green is also doubtful with a back injury, and Tracy McGrady is questionable with a knee injury of his own. Hawks center Jason Collins is also suffering with an elbow injury.
"#Hawks Joe Johnson (knee) doubtful at #Pacers Tues. Willie Green (back), Tracy McGrady (knee) quest. Jason Collins (elbow) NWT." - @ajchawks
Atlanta is currently the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference with a heavy road trip ahead of them, which includes a match-up against the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday and the Miami Heat on Wednesday, two of the conference's elite teams.
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