Sarah K. Spencer: Kevin Huerter says he sprained his le…

Sarah K. Spencer: Kevin Huerter says he sprained his left ankle during a workout about a month ago. Says he doesn’t think it will be a big issue moving forward. He’s been able to participate in team activity but has been a little limited.

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Sarah K. Spencer: Hawks injury report: John Collins (left ankle soreness) & Kevin Huerter (left groin soreness) are probable. Treveon Graham (personal reasons) is questionable.
Sarah K. Spencer: Huerter says he's hoping this shoulder injury isn't as serious as the one in Denver. "Just kind of got rolled up in Dwight trying time box him out... Arm kind of went limp on me. Felt similar to Denver. But we're hoping it's not, just initial feedback we got back from doctors."
Sarah K. Spencer: Kevin Huerter's left shoulder still isn't at 100%, but since it's his left side, he's comfortable getting back in games. “It’s not all the way back to what it was, but we’ll still work toward that.”
Sarah K. Spencer: Kevin Huerter on his shoulder: "Every day, it's kind of like waking up & feeling more like myself. Now it's just incorporating a lot of contact, playing against coaches, getting in practice, playing against players, & that's kind of the next step of getting back on the court."
Sarah K. Spencer: Since there's no need for surgery, Lloyd Pierce said he's very encouraged by Kevin Huerter's diagnosis. Huerter has already started rehab. He and Pierce texted earlier. "Not having surgery is mental peace of mind for Kevin, as he explained in the text message."
Sarah K. Spencer: Kevin Huerter says he's almost back to 100 percent. "I'm not quite there yet, but part of the rehab process is getting in games and kinda feeling what it feels like in NBA game speed, so tonight is another step toward that."
Chris Kirschner: Kevin Huerter said he took about 2 1/2 weeks off after the season then came back to Atlanta in the first week of May. His knee was bothering him then. He thought it was just soreness and nothing serious. It got worse in August and he wasn’t confident jumping off his right foot.
Chris Kirschner: For tomorrow’s game at Detroit: Kevin Huerter (right knee pain) is probable. Allen Crabbe (post op rehab – right knee) is out. Chandler Parsons (load management – bilateral knees) is out.
Sarah K. Spencer: Per Lloyd Pierce, Kevin Huerter (right knee pain) "had an unbelievable day, start to finish" in practice today. All signs seem to be pointing to Huerter being healthy for the season, as he's put together a few good days of practice.
Chris Kirschner: Kevin Huerter fully practiced today. If he can string some days together before Thursday, the hope is he will he available against the Pistons.
Sarah K. Spencer: Pierce says it's too soon to say if Kevin Huerter will be ready to go for Thursday's game vs. Detroit. Want to make sure he doesn't throw Huerter out there before he's fully ready.
Chris Kirschner: For tomorrow’s game at New York: Evan Turner (left Achilles pain) is probable. Allen Crabbe (post op rehab – right knee) is out. Kevin Huerter (right knee pain) is out. Chandler Parsons (load management – bilateral knees) is out.
Kevin Chouinard: Trae Young and John Collins (load management) are out. Kevin Huerter (mid-back pain) remains questionable. DeAndre’ Bembry and Kent Bazemore are available.
Kevin Chouinard: Injury list for tomorrow vs. MIL Kent Bazemore (left adductor strain) is probable. DeAndre’ Bembry (right ankle sprain) is probable. John Collins (load management) is questionable. Kevin Huerter (mid-back pain) is questionable. Trae Young (load management) is questionable.
Kevin Chouinard: Hawks injury list: Justin Anderson (neck strain), Deyonta Davis (R ankle sprain), Taurean Prince (bilateral foot soreness) are probable. Kent Bazemore (L adductor strain), Kevin Huerter (mid-back pain), Dewayne Dedmon, Miles Plumlee, Alex Poythress, Omari Spellman are out.
Kevin Chouinard: Kevin Huerter (left ankle sprain) is available. Will be his first action since All-Star break.
Kevin Chouinard: Hawks say that for tomorrow vs. HOU: DeAndre’ Bembry (left quad contusion) is probable. Kevin Huerter (left ankle sprain) is questionable. Miles Plumlee (left knee pain) is out. Taurean Prince (personal reasons) is out.
Kevin Huerter has been 100 percent cleared for all basketball activities after the Hawks’ first-round draft pick had the start of his rookie offseason interrupted by hand surgery. [...] They selected the shooting guard out of Maryland after he had surgery. Huerter had an undiagnosed torn ligament between his ring and pinkie fingers on this right hand that was discovered during pre-draft workouts. [...] The cast is gone and Huerter can take part in offseason workouts on the court The Hawks begin training camp late next month.
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