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Mo Williams has been HUGE for the Jazz. In fact they lost 3 straight without him since his injury back in December. Well, now his thumb will require surgery….be out 6 weeks. Here’s the statement release:
Following a second magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test and a consultation between Dr. Michelle Carlson and the Utah Jazz medical staff, it was determined that Williams will undergo surgery on his right thumb on Friday, January 4. Following the procedure, his thumb will be placed in a splint for approximately six weeks, at which point he will be re-evaluated. Williams will be able to participate in conditioning and restricted weight training during this time period.
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The Utah Jazz learned Wednesday that that starting point guard Mo Williams will need surgery on his right thumb after a second MRI and follow-up evaluation by a hand specialist in New York. The procedure will take place Friday in New York by the doctor that performed surgery on the same thumb in 2008 to repair ligament damage. Williams, who has missed the past five games with...
Utah Jazz point guard Mo Williams is expected to miss six weeks following surgery on his right thumb.
Williams opted for surgery after flying to New York to have a second MRI and meet Wednesday with Dr. Michelle Carlson, a hand specialist. The decision to have surgery was made following a consultation between Carlson and the Jazz medical staff.
After surgery, Williams' thumb...
Mo Williams' fears came to fruition yesterday when the Utah Jazz announced that he would have to undergo surgery on his right thumb. The 30-year old guard hasn't played since injuring his thumb on December 22nd, and at the time he expressed concern that it was a similar injury to the one he had in 2008.According to the official release from the Utah Jazz, Williams is scheduled...
The Jazz announced that starting point guard Mo Williams, who averages 12.9 points and 6.7 assists, will undergo surgery on his injured right thumb.
Williams’ thumb will be placed in a splint for six weeks. He will be limited to conditioning and restricted weight lifting before being re-evaluated in February.
Williams was injured Dec. 22 at Miami and has not played since. His...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Utah Jazz will be without point guard Mo Williams for an extended period of time.
Williams has missed the last four games after injuring his thumb against the Miami hHeat on December 22nd. He is expected to miss at least six weeks following the surgery.
He will officially have the surgery on Friday...
Any chance the Jazz end up with Cousins? I think Jefferson needs to go and Millsap would be better served coming off the bench, otherwise, he should go, too? What moves should the Jazz be looking to make?
Chad Ford (1:14 PM)
Cousins is crazy talented and from what I can gather, he wants out of Sacramento badly. The Jazz have a ton of different assets to offer. But I can’t...
PHOENIX – Paul Millsap had three new stitches in his ear. His voice box was affected by an elbow to the throat and his midsection was hurting from a charge to the ribs. But the Utah Jazz had a road win and Millsap was happy. For the Phoenix Suns, the pain and unhappiness was written all over the box score. Millsap had 19 points and Al Jefferson had 12 of his 21 points during...
As we mentioned yesterday, Mo Williams is expected to miss six weeks when he undergoes surgery on his thumb today. In his absence, the Utah Jazz will have to find a way to keep winning and stay in the playoff hunt. It's a tall order. The Jazz are 16-17 right now. They are on the outside looking in, and that record came largely with Williams contributing. As Jeff Kaplan...
Gordon Haywad scored 17 points, Enes Kanter had 15 and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-84 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Paul Millsap started 7 of 7 for Utah and finished with 14 points, and Jamaal Tinsley had 12 on 6-of-8 shooting.
Tinsley started in place Mo Williams, who learned earlier in the day he will be out six weeks after opting...
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Al Jefferson scored 21 points and Paul Millsap added 19 to lead the Utah Jazz past the slumping Phoenix Suns, 87-80 on Friday night.
Gordon Hayward added 14 points off the bench for the Jazz, who have won consecutive games for the first time since Dec. 5 - 12.
Utah was without center Enes Kanter, who sprained his right ankle in a win Wednesday against Minnesota.
PHOENIX (AP) -- Al Jefferson helped the Utah Jazz dominate the paint and the game Friday night.
Jefferson scored 21 points and Paul Millsap added 19 to lead the Utah Jazz past the slumping Phoenix Suns, 87-80 on Friday night.
"We kept attacking and didn't settle for too many outside shots," Jefferson said. "We kept attacking the paint."
The Jazz were dominant...
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