City Sports Report

Deron Williams out indefinitely with rib injury

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The Brooklyn Nets released a statement about an injury to Deron Williams.

“Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams has been diagnosed with a fracture of the cartilage portion of the left 12th rib following an MRI today, General Manager Billy King announced.

Statement from Nets Medical Director Dr. Riley Williams III

“Deron reported some soreness above this area over the weekend and as a result underwent imaging studies on Monday, which were negative.  Yesterday during the game he reported a new onset of symptoms below the prior area of soreness.  New imaging studies done today demonstrated the fracture.  There is no timetable for his return.  He will be re-assessed in one week.”

Williams has appeared in 32 games (25 starts) this season, averaging 13.9 points, 6.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds in 31.3 minutes per game. He ranks 14th in the NBA in assists per game.”

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