Ayon out vs. Celtics

Hawks center Gustavo Ayon will be out for tonight’s game with the Celtics as he did not travel with the team to Boston. Ayon has been sidelined with a right shoulder injury.

Ayon joins Paul Millsap (right knee contusion) and Pero Antic (right ankle stress fracture) who were previously ruled out.

Elton Brand has logged the majority of the minutes at center since Ayon was injured. In the previous five games Brand has totals 187 minutes, an average of 37.5 minutes per game.

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