According to Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams is playing with a sprained joint in his right wrist. The injury was reportedly sustained while Williams attempted to brace himself for a fall against the Los Angeles Clippers on Nov. 23.
For those familiar with Williams, this is not the first time his wrist has been injured and that's exactly why Brooklyn must be cautious with their superstar.
Williams underwent surgery to remove three bone fragments and scar tissue from his right wrist on April 11, 2011 (via ESPN New York). This creates the concern that Williams has not properly healed from a surgery that was considered to be intensive.
When interviewed about the injury, Mazzeo reports that Williams played it off as if it were minor.
"When I went up against Blake Griffin [to try to dunk the ball] I landed on it. I came down and braced my fall with the right wrist, and I jammed it," Williams said after the Nets defeated the rival New York Knicks 96-89 in overtime Monday night at Barclays Center.
"...it doesn't have anything to do with the surgery... I just kind of ...
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