John Collins to play in Game 1 vs. Heat

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Shams Charania: Atlanta’s John Collins will play in Game 1 vs. Heat today, barring issues in warmups, sources said. Gut-it-out return for the Hawks, who are without Clint Capela.
Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Sarah K. Spencer @sarah_k_spence
John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain) has been upgraded to questionable for tomorrow’s game vs. Miami.
Clint Capela (right knee hyperextension) is OUT, as is Lou Williams (low back discomfort). – 5:21 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Hawks injury report for Game 1:
John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain): Questionable
Clint Capela (right knee hyperextension): Out
Lou Williams (low back discomfort): Out – 5:03 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
For tomorrow’s game at Miami:
John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain) is questionable.
Clint Capela (right knee hyperextension) is out.
Lou Williams (low back discomfort) is out. – 5:01 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins – out since March 11 due to foot and finger injuries – will attempt to play in Game 1 of series vs. Miami on Sunday, sources tell me and @Chris Kirschner. He has been upgraded to questionable. – 4:55 PM

Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
One reminder given the Clint Capela situation:
Yesterday, Nate McMillan said that John Collins did some 4-on-4 work. – 10:36 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
Nate McMillan didn’t have an update on Clint Capela’s knee or John Collins’ availability. – 10:34 PM

Michael Pina @MichaelVPina
trae just had that quarter without capela and john collins. unreal offensive talent – 9:34 PM

CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Cavaliers vs. Hawks injuries: Jarrett Allen ’50-50′ for play-in game, per report; John Collins out
cbssports.com/nba/news/caval…6:19 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
The Hawks say Sixth Man Award contender Bogdan Bogdanovic (left ankle sprain) is questionable for Friday’s play-in game at Cleveland while John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain) remains out.
More NBA from me: marcstein.Substack.com5:04 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
For tomorrow’s game at Cleveland:
Bogdan Bogdanovic (left ankle sprain) is questionable.
John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain) is out.
Lou Williams (low back discomfort) is out. – 5:00 PM

Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
For tomorrow’s game at Cleveland:
Bogdan Bogdanovic (left ankle sprain) is questionable.
John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain) is out.
Lou Williams (low back discomfort) is out. – 5:00 PM

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
John Collins will be OUT for the Hawks’ play-in game at the Cavaliers on Friday. – 4:55 PM

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
No official word on the status of John Collins. He played 4-on-4 today. – 12:15 PM

Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
Nate McMillan said that John Collins did some 4-on-4 work today. – 12:14 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
No real update from Nate McMillan on John Collins.
Still doing a little movement, still able to do 4-on-4. – 12:12 PM

More on this storyline

Ira Winderman: Hawks injury report: John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain): Questionable Clint Capela (right knee hyperextension): Out Lou Williams (low back discomfort): Out -via Twitter @IraHeatBeat / April 16, 2022

Chris Kirschner: Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins – out since March 11 due to foot and finger injuries – will attempt to play in Game 1 of series vs. Miami on Sunday, sources tell me and @Shams Charania. He has been upgraded to questionable. -via Twitter @ChrisKirschner / April 16, 2022

Sarah K. Spencer: For tomorrow’s game at Cleveland: Bogdan Bogdanovic (left ankle sprain) is questionable. John Collins (right ring finger sprain/right foot strain) is out. Lou Williams (low back discomfort) is out. -via Twitter @sarah_k_spence / April 14, 2022