Mar 15, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) during the 2nd period against the Denver Nuggets at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports

DeMarre Carroll Gets Four Stitches Above Eye in Hawks' OT Win Against Raptors


Atlanta’s first-year small forward DeMarre Carroll got hit with an elbow during the Hawks’ 118-113 overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday and had to get four stitches to close a laceration above his right eye.

Carroll’s injury occurred in the first quarter, but he only missed a few minutes and returned in the second quarter after going to the locker room to receive medical treatment. He finished the game with a bandage over the wound and totaled eight points and four rebounds in 38 minutes of action.

Carroll tweeted about his injury after the win:

In other Hawks-related injury news, rookie point guard Dennis Schroder suffered a sprained left ankle during the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s win and did not return. There is no update on the severity of the injury.

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