Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap will be out for 7-10 days with a shoulder injury but will be ready for the playoffs according to a report by 680 The Fan's Brandon Leak.
Hawks source says Paul Millsap will be ready to go for the playoffs. out 7-10 days— HometeamBrandonLeak (@Hometeam_BLeak) April 6, 2015
An official announcement from the team is expected sometime later today.
Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Millsap has a right shoulder contusion and a mild sprain.
I'm told Hawks' Paul Millsap has a right shoulder contusion and mild sprain. Will update on timetable for how long he will be out. #ATLHawks— Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) April 6, 2015
Vivlamore also reports that Millsap will miss the next two games and will then be re-evaluated.
Paul Millsap will be out the next two days - vs. Suns Tuesday and Nets Wednesday. Will be re-evaluated. #ATLHawks— Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) April 6, 2015
X-Rays on Millsap's right shoulder came back negative and an MRI revealed a contusion and mild strain. He has been declared out for the next two games and his status will be updated as appropriate according to a release by the Hawks.