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Al Horford, Kent Bazemore, Pero Antic won't play against Grizzlies

Al Horford, Kent Bazemore and Pero Antic will sit out Saturday's exhibition game against the Memphis Grizzlies

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The Atlanta Hawks will be without center's Al Horford and Pero Antic along with guard Kent Bazemore when they take on the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday according to the AJC's Chris Vivlamore.

Horford and Bazemore both returned to full contact practice earlier this week and are on pace to return soon. Horford continues to recover from last season's season-ending pectoral injury and is on pace to be ready by the season opener. Bazemore is recovering from a foot injury that he sustained during the offseason. Antic suffered a broken nose from as the result of an inadvertent elbow from rookie Adreian Payne during the first week of camp.  He won't travel to Memphis and has been fitted for a protective mask. He could return to the lineup sometime next week.

The Hawks will get Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll back into the lineup after both set out the exhibition opener. Korver was away from the team for the birth of his second child while Carroll sat out after tweaking his ankle in practice. Both are expected to be in the starting lineup on Saturday.