The Atlanta Hawks will be down another starter for Sunday’s matinee’ against the Brooklyn Nets. Thabo Sefolosha will miss the game due to a right groin strain. The Hawks are already without both Paul Millsap and Kent Bazemore who remain out with knee injuries.
Rookie forward Taurean Prince will make his first career start in place of Sefolosha according to a report by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Chris Vivlamore.
Taurean Prince will get first NBA start in place of Thabo Sefolosha.— Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) March 26, 2017
Sefolosha has appeared in 60 games for the Hawks this season while averaging 7.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. He is shooting 45 percent from the field including 35 percent from three-point range.