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Gustavo Ayon injury: Hawks center will be active against Magic

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Gustavo Ayon will be active for the Hawks tonight for the first time since injuring his shoulder in the preseason opener.

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The Atlanta Hawks' frontcourt will get a shot in the arm as center Gustavo Ayon will be active for tonight's game against the Orlando Magic.

Ayon has been out since suffering a shoulder injury in the preseason opener. He stepped up his rehab of late and traveled with the team on it recent road trip. Jared Cunningham will be inactive for tonight's game along with injured guard Lou Williams.

Per the AJC, Mike Budenholzer didn't reveal didn't reveal whether or not Ayon would see any minutes tonight. The Hawks could use his length in an effort to match up with Orlando's Nikola Vucevic.

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