Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap produces strong injury comeback

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Paul Millsap has been one of the stars for the Atlanta Hawks since joining the franchise in 2013. 

The three-time All-Star has been a constant threat, averaging 17.2 points during his career with the Eastern Conference organisation, and following Al Horford's switch to the Boston Celtics he has the chance to make the Hawks his team.

After playing an important role in their previous three campaign, Millsap will be looking to become the team's leader alongside center Dwight Howard as they aim for a tenth consecutive postseason appearance. 

Having recovered from knee surgery, the three-time All-Star played in his first preseason game of the year against the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. 

The 31-year-old played 19 minutes in the seven-point win and showed he is ready to play the leading role for the Georgia-based organisation. 

Millsap shot 58 percent from the field on his 12 attempts, including going 2-3 from three-point land, and he showcased his plethora of skills.

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Scoring from deep, in the post or coming off the pick and roll, he was able to do it all. The 2016 All-Defensive second team selection also had nine rebounds and an impressive seven assists in a brilliant all-around performance. 

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