The second-year player returned to the court in a 119-110 loss to the Clippers on March 22. He logged 20 minutes in that game and then another 25 minutes against the Kings on March 24. He was inactive the rest of the Hawks’ West Coast road trip.
In 20 games this season, Hunter has averaged 16 points and 5.1 rebounds in 31.3 minutes. He is also integral part of Atlanta’s defense and will be needed in the final 22 games, most of which are at home.