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As reported at NBA.com, general manager Billy King announced that Dr. Martin O'Malley performed successful surgery on Williams' ankles. According to O'Malley, Williams is expected to be on crutches for 4-6 weeks and then begin rehabilitation. He should be able to resume light basketball activities in August, with full activity in September.
“The arthroscopic surgery performed today on Deron’s left ankle included the removal of spurs from the front and back of the ankle, as well as a cleaning out of his ankle joint. In addition, Deron underwent a procedure on his right ankle to remove a loose bone fragment that was below his right ankle joint."Williams, a nine-year veteran out of Illinois, has played for the Jazz and the Nets. In 64 regular season games this season, he averaged 14.3 points and 6.1 assists per game. He averaged 14.5 points in 12 postseason games this season. Williams has career averages of 17.4 points, 8.7 assists and 3.2 rebounds in 648 games.
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