ATLANTA (AP) — Kemba Walker is returning to Charlotte's lineup against the Atlanta Hawks after missing the last two games with a sore right groin.
Luke Ridnour had 12 points and eight assists in the Bobcats' 111-105 win over Philadelphia on Saturday as the fill-in starter for Walker.
The Hawks are holding out shooting guard Kyle Korver and forwards Paul Millsap and DeMarre Carroll in Monday night's game against the Bobcats. The three starters are being rested with nagging injuries, none considered serious. The Hawks have clinched the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs and can't move up to seventh.
Lou Williams, Mike Scott and Cartier Martin are the fill-in starters for Atlanta.