Pistons place Atkins on IL; activate Hunter
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) – The Detroit Pistons placed guard
Chucky Atkins on the injured list prior to Sunday’s game with New Jersey and
activated guard Lindsey Hunter.
He is suffering from a strained left knee, which he injured in Friday’s
victory over Milwaukee. Atkins is averaging 5.0 points and 2.2 assists in five
games this season.
Hunter started the season on the injured list with a strained hamstring and
hasn’t played a game yet. Last season, he averaged 9.7 points and 2.4 assists
while appearing in 29 games for Toronto.