Injury Updates

Al Horford Talks For First Time Since Injury

Friday, March 14, 2014
By Robby Kalland

Al Horford spoke to the media for the first time since tearing his right pectoral on Dec. 26 in Cleveland. Horford was in very good spirits and spoke openly about the challenges ahead of him in rehabbing his injury, but also spoke with optimism about the future of his game and the Hawks as a... »

Al Horford Starts Rehab

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson

Al Horford’s comeback from a torn pectoral muscle suffered Dec. 26 in Cleveland seems to be progressing well.  The Hawks center posted a series of videos on Instagram saying that the “recovery” portion is complete, and he is now starting rehab.  Judging by the photo and videos, it appears his first rehab session was... »

Hawks Move On Without Pero Antic

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Jaryd Wilson
Hawks Move On Without Pero Antic

In case you missed it, Pero Antic is out 2-4 weeks with a stress fracture in his right ankle.  The news couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Hawks, who were just starting to figure things out after the season-ending injury to Al Horford.  Once again, Atlanta will have to start over,... »

Losing the Boss: Al Horford Out Indefinitely with Torn Right Pectoral

Friday, December 27, 2013
By Robby Kalland
Losing the Boss: Al Horford Out Indefinitely with Torn Right Pectoral

The Hawks suffered a major blow Friday learning that star center Al Horford had suffered a complete tear of his right pectoral muscle late in the fourth quarter of the Hawks’ 127-125 double-overtime win over the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thursday night. Horford tore his left pectoral 11 games into the lockout shortened 2011-12 season,... »

Postgame thoughts: Hawks complete season sweep of ‘Cats

Thursday, January 24, 2013
By Jaryd Wilson

A few thoughts after tonight’s 104-92 win over the Bobcats: - The Hawks were without four members of the active roster (Al Horford, Zaza Pachulia, Anthony Morrow and Devin Harris) due to injury.  Harris was the only one of the four who traveled with the team, and although he practiced yesterday and was supposed... »

Lou Williams Out For Season With Torn ACL

Sunday, January 20, 2013
By Micah Hart

Bad news for the Hawks came Saturday afternoon, after an MRI revealed Lou Williams had torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Friday night’s game against the Nets in Brooklyn. While a torn ACL is no longer the kind of career-threatening injury it once was, it still requires pretty extensive recovery time... »

Hawks Injury Report: Smith, Petro Stay In ATL

Saturday, November 3, 2012
By Micah Hart

Josh Smith suffered a right ankle sprain in Friday night’s game against the Rockets and will not travel with the team to Oklahoma City, the Hawks reported on Saturday. In addition, center Johan Petro will continue to rehabilitate his back and will not travel as well. Going to OKC is a tall task as... »