Hunter finished with 13 points (3-5 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 4-5 FG), 11 boards, and two assists in 37 minutes during Monday's 143-138 double-overtime win over the Hornets. The knee bruise that originally had him questionable ahead of the contest turned out not to be an issue. This marks the rookie's third career double-double. His scoring has dipped this month after a surge in February, but with his spot in the rotation secure, Hunter will continue to get plenty of opportunities as he grows his game.
Hunter (knee) is no longer on the injury report ahead of Monday's game against Charlotte. Hunter was questionable as of Sunday night, but he'll play through a bruised left knee that doesn't appear to be anything serious.
Hunter is considered questionable for Monday's game against Charlotte due to a bruised left knee, Chris Kirschner of The Athletic reports. Hunter picked up the injury during Saturday night's loss to the Grizzlies, which may explain why he saw a slightly reduced workload (28 minutes). Look for an update on Hunter's status after shootaround Monday morning.
Hunter scored 18 points (6-10 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 2-2 FT) while adding 10 rebounds and two assists in 32 minutes during Friday's 141-118 rout of the Nets. The rookie forward produced his second double-double of the season, with the first coming back on Nov. 20. Hunter's offense remains erratic -- he scored only two points Wednesday against the Magic while going 0-for-8 from the floor -- but he's becoming a little more consistent on the glass, averaging 12.9 points, 7.1 boards, 2.1 threes, 1.7 assists and 1.2 steals through nine games in February.
Hunter (ankle) is off the injury report ahead of Wednesday's matchup against the Magic. Hunter is dealing with an ankle injury, but it won't prevent him from taking the court Wednesday. Over his past five appearances, he's averaging 16.0 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.8 steals in 37.2 minutes.
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