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Hawks' cheerleader injured at game

March 19, 2013 at 2:04 PM

ATLANTA, March 19 (UPI) -- An Atlanta Hawks cheerleader was taken from the court on a stretcher after falling and striking her head during Monday night's game in Atlanta's Philips Arena.

She slipped and fell during a routine between the third and fourth quarters of the basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday.

Identified only as Cheerleader Kristen, she was taken by paramedics to Atlanta Medical Center, and was released after examination by physicians, the team said.

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