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Zaza Pachulia Injury: Hawks C Out For At Least Next Three Games

The hits keep on coming for the Atlanta Hawks front-line, which has been without All-Star C Al Horford for most of the season.

Zaza Pachulia, who stepped into the starting line-up in Horford's absence, revealed today that the best case scenario for his return from a bone chip injury in his foot would probably be a Game 7:

With Josh Smith out for Game 3 with a knee injury, the Hawks front-court is painfully thin. The only healthy centers left on their roster are Jason Collins and Erick Dampier, while Ivan Johnson could have to play 30-35 minutes at the power forward position.

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