NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams will miss two games this week after getting treatment on his ankles.
The Nets said that Williams has synovitis, which is inflammation of the ankle joint linings, and he received platelet rich plasma treatment on both ankles Monday.READ MORE: New York City Announces First-In-The-Nation Vaccine Mandate For Private Companies
Williams has battled a number of minor injuries during a below-average season for the two-time Olympian, but he has missed only one game. He is averaging 16.7 points and 7.6 assists in 50 games.READ MORE: Having Trouble Getting A COVID-19 Booster Appointment? CBS2 Is Here To Point You In Right Direction
In the Nets’ loss to the Spurs on Sunday night, the three-time All-Star scored 15 points and dished out three assists in 37 minutes. He also turned the ball over three times.
The Nets — without Deron — finish the first half against Indiana and Denver. Any chance they win either game? Sound off with your thoughts and comments below…MORE NEWS: Fire Officials: Powerful Winds Blow Jersey City Building Under Construction 5-10 Feet Off Foundation
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