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Jeff Teague leaves game with ankle injury, returns in 2nd quarter

Jeff Teague injured his ankle on a drive during the first quarter of Game 1 against the Washington Wizards and was taken back to the locker room area.

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It didn't take long for the injury bug to bite the Atlanta Hawks again. Jeff Teague tweaked his ankle on a drive with over four minutes to go in the first quarter of Game 1 and headed for the locker room shortly after.


Teague had his ankle retaped and is expected to return to the game.


Teague checked back into the game with 8:20 remaining in the 2nd quarter.