Horford returns, Carroll held out at Hawks practice

Al Horford was a full practice participant Thursday and showed no effects of the illness that prevented him from playing Tuesday.

The Hawks starting center missed the victory over the Cavaliers after he took ill minutes before the game.

“I’m doing better,” Horford said. “I was battling with a cold or flu for a couple of weeks. I thought I was past it. I just started feeling real bad before the game, kind of like vertigo. At that point, we shut it down.”

Horford said he did not expect to miss any more time before the Hawks departed on a three-game road trip that begins Friday at the Jazz.

Horford said he received intravenous fluids Tuesday and he sent home. He said he also rested all day Wednesday. He is listed as probable on the team’s injury report.

The Hawks were without DeMarre Carroll for Thursday’s practice due to dehydration. Coach Mike Budenholzer did not expect the starting small forward to miss any games.

“He is getting some fluids and making sure he is hydrated,” Budenholzer said. “Hopefully he’ll be good to go.”

The Hawks listed Carroll as questionable on their injury report Thursday afternoon.

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