Hawks’ Horford out indefinitely

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Updated: December 27, 2013

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Atlanta Hawks have announced that
leading scorer Al Horford will be sidelined indefinitely after tearing his
right pectoral muscle.

The center suffered the injury during Thursday’s double-overtime win at
Cleveland.

“We will work with Al and complete our due diligence to determine the next
best steps for him,” said president of basketball operations and general
manager Danny Ferry in a statement. “Injuries are part of the challenge of an
NBA season.”

Horford has averaged 18.6 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 29 games
this season.

The team also said forward DeMarre Carroll is listed as day-to-day with a
thumb injury.