Injury Reports Hawks – Thunder: Justin Holiday and Trent Forrest COMEBACK?

On the hardwood, an interconference matchup between two teams vying for victory takes place in Hotlanta. The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the road, traveling to Atlanta to face the Hawks on Monday night.

Latest news on Justin Holiday and Trent Forrest update by Hawks

Injury Reports Hawks - Thunder

The Hawks hold a 70-69 advantage in the all-time regular season series and have won the last three meetings. This includes a 136-118 victory on the road in the most recent meeting on March 30, 2022.

Oklahoma City began a five-game road trip with a victory over Minnesota on Saturday night, starting things off on a positive note.

Chet Holmgren, the second overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft, will miss the season due to a Lisfranc injury sustained during a summer pro-am event.

Muscala (finger) has been out since November 21 and there has been no sign of a return.

Atlanta defeated Denver as an underdog at home on Friday night, earning its second straight victory after a three-game losing streak.

Trent Forrest (concussion) has been ruled out of Monday’s game against the Thunder, according to Brad Rowland of Locked on Hawks.

Forrest will miss his second game in a row due to a concussion. In his absence, Aaron Holiday and Vit Krejci are candidates for backup minutes behind Trae Young, who is set to return after missing one game with a shoulder injury.

According to Lauren L. Williams of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Justin Holiday (COVID-19 protocols) has been ruled out of Monday’s game against Oklahoma City.

Holiday is still in the league’s health and safety protocols and will miss a third game in a row. His next opportunity to play will be against the Knicks on Wednesday.