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Atlanta Hawks
Position
C
 
Jersey
6
Name  Pero Antic
Born  7/29/1982
Height  6-11
Weight  260
College  None
Cold4/11/2014 5:45:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) is probable for Friday's game, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Antic is dealing with soreness in his right ankle. The center missed more than a month with a stress fracture in the same ankle earlier this season. Elton Brand had 13 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block Wednesday with Antic out but he has less value with Antic active.
 
Cold4/9/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) will miss Wednesday's game against Boston, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe.
Insight: Antic is dealing with soreness in his right ankle. The center missed more than a month with a stress fracture in the same ankle earlier this season. Elton Brand and Mike Scott will see extra playing time.
 
Cold4/6/2014 5:40:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic is active for Sunday's game against Indiana. SOURCE: Hawks on Twitter
Insight: Antic (6.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg) had been questionable with a sore right ankle. He's shot just 3-of-15 from the floor over his last three games.
 
4/6/2014 4:54:00 PM
Description: Hawks center Pero Antic (sore right ankle) will be a game-time decision Sunday, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: He's dealing with soreness in his right ankle, the same ankle he had a stress fracture in earlier this season. The center has averaged 9.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.5 threes in 22 starts this season. If he can't go, Elton Brand will start in his place.
 
3/29/2014 11:58:00 AM
Description: Hawks center Pero Antic is probable for Saturday's game against the Wizards. SOURCE: Chris Vivlamore, Atlanta Journal-Sentinel
Insight: He missed Thursday's game with an ankle injury. The 31-year-old is averaging 9.8 ppg since the All-Star break.
 
3/27/2014 6:24:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) will not play Thursday against Portland, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Antic suffered the injury Wednesday. Fantasy owners won't miss him after he averaged 4.0 ppg his last three contests. Elton Brand will get the start Thursday.
 
3/27/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic injured his right ankle on Wednesday and is questionable for Thursday's game against Portland.
Insight: The 31-year-old rookie center is likely a game-time decision. If Antic doesn't play, Elton Brand would see heavy minutes.
 
3/17/2014 9:20:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic had 11 points, 10 rebounds, three threes, two assists and one steal in 27 minutes Monday at Charlotte.
Insight: It was the second double-double of the season for the 31-year-old rookie center. Antic has averaged 12.1 ppg, 5.6 rebounds and 2.0 triples over his last 10 games.
 
3/9/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic played 30 minutes and had 16 points, six rebounds, three triples and two steals Saturday in his first start since Jan. 22.
Insight: Antic missed six weeks due to a stress fracture in his ankle before returning off the bench on March 5. He has averaged 23.6 minutes, 11.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 threes in 11 games since becoming the starting center on Jan. 3. Elton Brand and Mike Scott both saw less than 20 minutes Saturday night.
 
3/8/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic will start at center Saturday, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Antic missed six weeks due to a stress fracture in his ankle before returning from the last two and averaging 16.5 minutes, 10 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 threes. This is shaping up to be a three-way split between Antic, Elton Brand and Mike Scott.
 
3/2/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) will dress for Sunday's game but probably won't play, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Antic (5.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg) was given a 2-4 week timetable when he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right ankle on Jan. 23, but he still hasn't been able to return to the lineup. Elton Brand will get at least one more game as the starter.
 
2/25/2014 5:03:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday, according to the Hawks on Twitter.
Insight: Antic (5.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg) was given a 2-4 week timetable when he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right ankle on Jan. 23, but he's still out. The Hawks will be without Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Gustavo Ayon and Antic, leaving Elton Brand and Mike Scott to do most of the work in the frontcourt.
 
2/25/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) was not able to practice Monday, so is unlikely to play on Tuesday.
Insight: Antic (5.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg) was given a 2-4 week timetable when he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right ankle on Jan. 23 and he's coming up on the end of it. The Hawks will be without Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Gustavo Ayon and Antic, leaving Elton Brand and Mike Scott to do most of the work in the frontcourt.
 
2/22/2014 6:19:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) will not play Saturday, according to the Hawks on Twitter.
Insight: He was given a 2-4 week timetable when he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right ankle on Jan. 23 and he's coming up on the end of it. The Hawks will be without Al Horford, Paul Millsap, Gustavo Ayon and Antic Saturday, leaving Elton Brand and Mike Scott to start in the frontcourt.
 
2/8/2014 6:31:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic (ankle) will miss at least two more weeks, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: He was given a 2-4 week timetable when he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right ankle on Jan. 23. Atlanta has been rolling with Elton Brand and Gustavo Ayon at center.
 
1/23/2014 6:24:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right ankle. SOURCE: NBA.com
Insight: He's expected to miss 2-to-4 weeks. With Al Horford (torn pectoral) already out for the season, the Hawks are dangerously thin at center. Expect them to roll with Elton Brand and Gustavo Ayon at the five Friday night against San Antonio.
 
1/20/2014 8:18:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic had a career-high 17 points in 25 minutes Monday against the Heat.
Insight: Antic has averaged 11.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.1 threes per game in January and should continue to start at center for the Hawks with Al Horford done for the season.
 
1/16/2014 2:57:00 PM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic is starting Thursday's game against the Nets in London.
Insight: Antic missed Sunday's game because of back spasms. He averaged 23 minutes, 10.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 threes while starting the last five games before his injury.
 
1/15/2014 11:22:00 AM
Description: Atlanta center Pero Antic is traveling to London for Thursday's game against Brooklyn. SOURCE: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Insight: It's hard to imagine he'd travel 4,000 miles and not play. Antic missed Sunday's game because of back spasms. He averaged 23 minutes, 10.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 threes while starting the last five games before his injury.
 
1/12/2014 4:58:00 PM
Description: Hawks center Pero Antic will miss Sunday's game due to back spasms, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Insight: Antic started the previous five games for the shorthanded Hawks and averaged 10.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 threes per game. Gustavo Ayon will join the starting five in his place on Sunday.
 

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