Posted January 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
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 will be placed in a splint for six weeks and he will be re-evaluated afterward. Williams is in his 10th season and second stint with the Jazz. He has appeared in 24 games this season and was averaging 12.9 points, 6.7 assists and 2.0 rebounds. He injured the thumb Dec. 22 at Miami and has not played since. Jamaal Tinsley started at point guard Wednesday against Minnesota.

Jazz guard Williams faces hand surgery

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...

Jazz's Mo Williams to Undergo Surgery Friday

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...

Mo Williams – OUT

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...

Mo Williams To Miss At Least Six Weeks Following Thumb Surgery

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...

Report: DeMarcus Cousins “Wants Out Of Sacramento Badly”

Andy (SLC) 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...

Utah Will Struggle to Stay in the Playoff Hunt Without Mo Williams

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...

Jazz 106, Timberwolves 84

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...

Jazz forward Derrick Favors does not favor Timberwolves forward Kevin Love

According to the Twitter of Alan Horton who is the Minnesota Timberwolves radio play-by-play announcer, Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors does not think highly of Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love.  Favors was quoted as saying, Just like any other stretch 4 in the league…probably a better rebounder but pretty much like [...]

1/2/13 - Wolves @ Jazz

Left to Right: Anderson Varejao, LaMarcus Aldridge, Bruce Jenner, Todd Day, Sundiata Gaines, Matt Bullard and Kurt Rambis enjoy a Jazz Jam in the offseason Happy New Year! Why does it feel like the Wolves always have a century in between games? Alas, they resume their regularly scheduled programming tonight in Utah against the declining Jazz. Utah, a clear rival for that 8th...
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