Injury Update Heat – Hawks: Trae Young and Jimmy Butler: ACTIVE or OUT for this game?

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Trae Young and Jimmy Butler: ACTIVE or OUT for this match on Monday? Injury Update for Heat - Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks clash with the Miami Heat in a big divisional battle on Monday evening. These combatants met on Saturday in a game the Heat won by a 117-109 score.

The latest injury report for Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks

  • The Hawks 

The Hawks are currently on a four-game road trip. They started off their road trip with a loss in Miami, 117-109, on Saturday night after a solid 129-11 victory over Portland at home on Friday.

In their last ten games, Atlanta has been competitive, posting a 5-5 record. The Hawks are now 1.5 games behind the Heat for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Only one of their last four games saw them cover the spread.

Although Trae Young has still been productive, he has slowed down recently, scoring only 23 and 8 points in his last two games.

The 24-year-old point guard is averaging 26.7 PPG and 10.1 APG so far this season. In three contests against the Heat, he has scored an average of 18 points per game. In today’s match, he has a chance to change that stat.

Injury reports: None.

  • The Heat

On Monday, the Miami Heat will play the first of six consecutive home games. The Heat’ inconsistency hasn’t improved in recent seasons, as they’ve now lost six of their last eight contests. Before their win against the Hawks on Saturday, they had dropped consecutive games to the 76ers and Knicks.

In their last ten games, the Heat have a record of 4-6. As of now, they are 7th in the conference, 2 games out of 6th place. In their last ten games, the Heat have only covered the spread three times.

Jimmy Butler, a star for the Heat, is prepared for this game after scoring 34 and 15 points against the Hawks in their first and second meetings, respectively.

Three of his last four games have seen him score 23 points or less, and he is averaging 22 points and six rebounds per game overall.

Omer Yurtseven Sun, Mar 5 Not Injury Related
Game Time Decision
Kyle Lowry Sun, Mar 5 Knee
Expected to be out until at least Mar 8
Nikola Jovic Sun, Mar 5 Back
Expected to be out until at least Mar 8
Kevin Love Sun, Mar 5 Ribs
Game Time Decision

According to Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press, Yurtseven is questionable to play against the Hawks on Monday.

After spending some time in the G League, Yurtseven will be rejoining the team, but that doesn’t guarantee he’ll see any playing time. In fact, he hasn’t even played a single minute for the Heat this year.

No word yet on when Lowry (knee) will be able to return to the court, but at this point in the fantasy season, it’s getting difficult to justify keeping him on your roster unless you’re willing to put him on injury reserve. On Wednesday against the Cavaliers, Lowry will have his next opportunity to play.

Jovic has been absent from the squad as he recovers from a back injury and completes a G League commitment. Since December 28th, he has been absent from Heat action in NBA action.

The Associated Press’ Tim Reynolds reports that Kevin Love (right rib contusion) is considered “probable” to play Monday against the Hawks.

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