Tim Hardaway Jr left tonight’s game against the Timberwolves in the first quarter after suffering a right groin injury. Hardaway immediately exited the game and headed straight to the locker room area. The Hawks listed him as questionable to return.
Tim Hardaway Jr. - right groin injury. Return is questionable— Hawks PR (@HawksPR) December 22, 2016
Hardaway appeared to suffer the injury after landing on an early dunk that gave the Hawks the lead after initially falling behind 12-2.
Atlanta is already without Dwight Howard who missed his second straight game due to back tightness.
Hardaway came out after halftime walking with a noticeable limp. He did not participate in warmups and has been ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Hardaway Jr. will not return to tonight's game.— Hawks PR (@HawksPR) December 22, 2016