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Deron Williams has received at least eight shots in his inflamed ankles in the last four months. The New York Daily News reported that D-Will received two cortisone shots Thursday. He'd previously received four cortisone shots and two platelet-rich
Williams made just 5-of-17 shots, finishing with 15 points and 13 assists in Friday night's loss to the Houston Rockets. Nets GM Billy King told the Daily News, “If we can find time to get them rest, it would be good." That should be a red flag for fantasy owners.
Though D-Will doesn't see himself sitting out for an extended time, fantasy owners should be wary and put out feelers to gauge Williams' trade value. The Nets only have two four games left this season, and the next one isn't for three weeks.
If I could swap D-Will for Jeff Teague -- who has six four-game weeks in a row -- I'd pull the trigger.
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Nets’ GM, Billy King, informed the local media that Joe Johnson will not play Friday night against the Houston Rockets due to plantar fasciitis.
Johnson’s foot became distressed after the win over the Bucks on Wednesday and he did not participate in the team shoot around on Friday. King is not worried about the injury being a long-term issue, and thus, Johnson is listed as day-to-day.
Joe Johnson will miss his second straight game with a sore left heel. Double J, who sat out Brooklyn's Friday night loss to the Houston Rockets, will miss Sunday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
The Nets announced Johnson's absence as well as Jerry Stackhouse, who will get some rest.
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