The Status of Dejounte Murray Ahead of Hawks-Celtics Game 6
The Atlanta Hawks are in a ‘now or never’ situation as they fight to keep their season alive against the Boston Celtics. The series currently stands at 3-2 to Boston, and the Hawks need all of their stars to play their best if they are to have any chance of winning. As such, the health of players such as Dejounte Murray is of primary importance. So, what is the status of Murray ahead of tonight’s game?
Dejounte Murray’s Suspension
Dejounte Murray was unable to play in game 5 against the Celtics due to a suspension handed down by the NBA. This was a result of an incident in game 4 which saw Murray bump a referee, as seen in the tweet below.
Dejounte Murray bumps referee at the end of the Atlanta Hawks Boston Celtics playoff game 4 #nba pic.twitter.com/Km0DFU1gSM
— mcbuckets (@creatorjordan23) April 24, 2023
Murray has since served his suspension and is not currently suffering from any injuries, according to ESPN. Therefore, it is expected that he will be available to play in game 6 against the Boston Celtics tonight.
Dejounte Murray’s Performance in Game 4
In game 4 against the Celtics, Dejounte Murray recorded 23 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block. He shot 9 of 20 from the field (45%), 4 of 8 from three (50%), and 1 of 1 from the free-throw line.
Dejounte Murray served his suspension in game 5 against the Celtics, and is now free to play in game 6 tonight. He is not suffering from any injuries, according to ESPN, and is expected to be available to play. In game 4 against the Celtics, he recorded 23 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block. The Atlanta Hawks need all of their stars to play their best if they are to have any chance of beating the odds and winning the series.