Hawks' Marvin Williams breaks hand, out 6-8 weeks
ATLANTA -- Just as Speedy Claxton was returning, the Atlanta Hawks lost Marvin Williams to the same injury.
Williams, the No. 2 pick in last year's NBA draft, broke a bone in his left hand during practice Thursday and will be out up to eight weeks. The Hawks open the regular season Wednesday at Philadelphia.
Coach Mike Woodson said the injury occurred as Williams swiped at the ball during a routine drill, just as he was getting ready for his first season as a starter.
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