Hawks’ Kyle Korver will miss three games with broken nose
Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Korver was staying in Los Angeles for an examination and will not play in Monday's game against the Sacramento Kings. Vivlamore reports that Korver was already scheduled for a rest day on Monday.
Korver was injured when he collided with Lakers forward Ed Davis during the second quarter on Sunday. He left the game and did not return.
Korver, who turns 34 on Tuesday, made the first All-Star Game of his career this season. He is averaging 12.4 points while shooting 49.6% overall, 50.1% on three pointers and 90.2 on free throws.
Despite losing Korver and also resting starters Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague and DeMarre Carroll, the Hawks beat the Lakers, 91-86. Atlanta has won two straight games and is in first place in the Eastern Conference with a 52-14 record.
The Hawks play at the Kings at 10 p.m. ET on Monday.
- Paul Palladino