3 physicians treat Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap — 4 details

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Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap visited with and was treated by three physicians after recently being diagnosed with left knee synovitis.

Here are four things to know:

1. Mr. Millsap visited James Andrews, MD, of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Pensacola, Fla., and consulted with Kyle Hammond, MD, of Emory University of School of Medicine in Atlanta and Kenneth R. Mautner, MD, of Emory Health.

2. Mr. Millsap underwent a non-surgical procedure on Monday, March 28 at Atlanta-based Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center to treat the swelling membrane lining the knee joint.

3. The 32-year-old has been extremely durable over his career, never missing more than nine games per season, according to Bleacher Report.

4. The forward is expected to miss three games before returning to the lineup.

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