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Hawks' Smith misses practice with sprained ankle

Monday - 4/22/2013, 4:09pm  ET

Atlanta Hawks' Josh Smith (5) is defended by Indiana Pacers' Paul George during the second half of Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Indianapolis. Indiana defeated Atlanta 107-90. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith has missed practice because of a sprained right ankle.

Smith received treatment on the ankle Monday and the team is hopeful he will be able to go in Game 2 against Indiana on Wednesday. The Pacers won the opener.

Coach Larry Drew says Smith sustained the injury late in Game 1. He scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in Atlanta's 107-90 defeat.


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