Hawks lose center Dedmon to season-ending ankle injury

ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 01, 2019 05:27 AM
Hawks lose center Dedmon to season-ending ankle injury
Dewayne Dedmon NBA file photo

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon will miss the rest of the season with a left ankle injury.

The Hawks say Dedmon has been scheduled for a non-surgical procedure to address ongoing left ankle soreness. He is expected to be cleared for regular workouts following what the team says will be a short rehabilitation period.

Dedmon has started 52 of Atlanta’s 64 games this season and averages 10.8 points and 7.5 rebounds.

The Hawks have six games left and are last in the Southeast Division. They hosted Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee on Sunday (Monday, PHL time).

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