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spreadeagle
05-22-2014, 08:50 PM
“Deron will undergo surgery on both ankles next Tuesday,” Nets’ foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Martin O’Malley said in a released statement. “He will have a bone chip removed from his right ankle, and the left ankle will have an arthroscopic cleanout with removal of spurs from both the front and back of the ankle. Deron is expected to make a full recovery.”

Williams is expected to be ready to go for the Nets training camp in the fall.

This past season Williams averaged 16 points a game on a true shooting percentage of .564, plus he had 6.1 assists to 2.2 turnovers a game. He’s still a good point guard, certainly above average in the league.

However he is getting paid like an elite point guard — the Nets owe him $63 million over the next three seasons. The Nets need him to be closer to elite next season if they are going to improve on this season’s 44 wins and second round playoff exit. http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/05/22/nets-deron-williams-to-have-surgery-on-both-ankles-next-tuesday/

goingfor28
05-22-2014, 08:51 PM
That doesn't seem good lol

Cal827
05-22-2014, 08:53 PM
Hopefully, he makes it back at what he used to be. I know one Net fan would be delighted to say the least lol

GiantsSwaGG
05-22-2014, 09:00 PM
He should have done this years ago, I expect a bounce back season from him

Hotone1401
05-22-2014, 09:10 PM
This really won't help much at improving his play. The guy just isn't quick or athletic enough to finish in the paint. He can't hit an open shot consistently either. So anybody hoping he's going to be the Deron of 4-5 years ago is being foolish. He's really just a good back up at this point. You can't create a championship team with him as the starting PG.

ewing
05-22-2014, 09:24 PM
when did for forget how to shoot a jumpshot though?

FOXHOUND
05-22-2014, 09:41 PM
This really won't help much at improving his play. The guy just isn't quick or athletic enough to finish in the paint. He can't hit an open shot consistently either. So anybody hoping he's going to be the Deron of 4-5 years ago is being foolish. He's really just a good back up at this point. You can't create a championship team with him as the starting PG.

Having messed up ankles affects quickness, explosiveness and all around athleticism really. Whether this will be enough to properly fix the problem is another thing altogether. Maybe it does, maybe it's only a short term fix, who knows at this point. It's not like he forgot how to play, he averaged 23 PPG and 8 APG after the All-Star break in the 2012-13 season. That certainly wasn't 4-5 years ago.

Hellcrooner
05-22-2014, 09:59 PM
uff.
At his age this could be bad news.

kingsdelez24
05-22-2014, 10:55 PM
Damn, im wondering how this guy could walk with the bone chips and bone spurs in his feet and ankles.

P&GRealist
05-22-2014, 11:09 PM
He should have done this years ago, I expect a bounce back season from him

Seems like the same thing has been repeated for the last 5 seasons now.

BobbyHillSwag
05-22-2014, 11:27 PM
Sad, one of my favorite pg's

BoSox47
05-22-2014, 11:41 PM
This trade the celtics made is looking great.

bjornchon
05-23-2014, 05:03 AM
I know one Net fan would be delighted to say the least lolhttp://isoftwaresale.com/5ce6.jpg

FraziersKnicks
05-23-2014, 06:28 AM
Stick a fork in him

Dade County
05-23-2014, 08:57 AM
D Will has held off on having to do this, but now since those rumors came out that he would like to be traded; he most have said F it.

He is focusing on himself (like he should be).

KnicksorBust
05-23-2014, 09:06 AM
I still remember the Deron vs. CP3 debates (which people will now forget leaned toward Deron for a while there). It's always a shame when a top player's career gets derailed by injuries.

Daze9900
05-23-2014, 09:07 AM
#done.

SilverFalco8
05-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Glad I traded him in fantasy basketball this past year.

koreancabbage
05-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Glad I traded him in fantasy basketball this past year.

I don't get the correlation.

BoSox47
05-23-2014, 09:24 AM
I still remember the Deron vs. CP3 debates (which people will now forget leaned toward Deron for a while there). It's always a shame when a top player's career gets derailed by injuries.


Its a shame when a player doesnt take care of himself and every off season gets fat and out of shape once he got his big contract.

D-Leethal
05-23-2014, 09:29 AM
I wonder if that will fix his heart & soul.

Crackadalic
05-23-2014, 11:18 AM
He still doesn't play with any passion especially after his new contract so this isn't going to change anything

Chrisclover
05-23-2014, 11:39 AM
He is the main reason why the Nets were venerable. Calling him a scapegoat is absolutely an understatement.

Chrisclover
05-23-2014, 11:41 AM
Proky is losing tons of money. But he deserves it because he was too hasty.

shep33
05-23-2014, 12:13 PM
Just because he's getting surgery doesn't mean that he'll be the Deron of old, or that his ankles will be fine going forward.

Sly Guy
05-23-2014, 12:17 PM
uff.
At his age this could be bad news.

yeah, late career surgeries often have career ending consequences. Hopefully this isn't the case

Hotone1401
05-23-2014, 01:02 PM
I still remember the Deron vs. CP3 debates (which people will now forget leaned toward Deron for a while there). It's always a shame when a top player's career gets derailed by injuries.

Injuries??? This guy was seriously just lazy and never bothered enough to develop his shot or any in between midrange game. That is why he sucks. There is no other reason.