Jan 31, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) during the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The Hawks defeated the Sixers 125-99. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

DeMarre Carroll A "Game-Time Decision" vs. Pacers

Atlanta Hawks starting small forward DeMarre Carroll will be a “game-time decision” tonight in Indiana, the team announced this morning. Backup center Pero Antic will remain out due to a stress fracture in his right ankle.

Carroll missed the Hawks’ last game before the All-Star break on Wednesday with a left hamstring strain, and unfortunately seems as if he hasn’t fully covered yet.

Atlanta already has a hard enough matchup tonight going up against the first-place Pacers, going into battle without Carroll would be devastating.

If he can’t go, it’s possible the Hawks could slide Kyle Korver up to SF and start Lou Williams in the backcourt with Jeff Teague. Otherwise, Korver could stay at SG with Mike Scott or Cartier Martin getting the nod at the wing.

Here’s the latest word on Carroll:

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks Cartier Martin DeMarre Carroll Kyle Korver Lou Williams Mike Scott

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