Philadelphia 76ers starting forward Danny Green left Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the Atlanta Hawks with a right calf strain and did not return to the court.
Green came out with 8 minutes and 15 seconds remaining in the first quarter with Philadelphia leading 6-4. Matisse Thybulle replaced him.
The three-time NBA champion averaged 4.5 points in the first two games of the second round, shooting just 1 of 9 on 3s, but dished out eight assists in Philadelphia’s 118-102 victory in Game 2 to help tie the score. series 1-1.
Thybulle scored four points in the first quarter, Furkan Korkmaz added 11 and Dwight Howard added two to give Philadelphia’s second unit a solid start after Atlanta reserves outscored Philadelphia’s bench 32-0 in the first half of the Game. two.