Feb 23, 2010, 8:04 AM EDT
UPDATE 2/23 8:04 am After the game, Williams said that he expects to play on Wednesday.
2/22 9:19 pm Utah’s All-Star point guard Deron Williams was in street clothes for his team’s game against the Atlanta Monday night.
He sustained a thigh bruise crashing into Marcus Camby on a drive during their game with the Trail Blazers Sunday night. He is listed as day-to-day, and the Jazz next game is against Charlotte on Wednesday.
Andrei Kirilenko also missed the Jazz game due to back spasms.
- Kevin Durant reiterates that rest was his reason for withdrawing from Team USA 4
- Kobe Bryant says he will not be same player as before, says he’s evolved into something equally good 9
- Report: Agent for Greg Monroe pursued sign-and-trade deals with five teams, including Thunder and Blazers 21
- Derrick Rose sits out another Team USA practice, not likely to start Wednesday 20
- DeMarcus Cousins practices with team USA Tuesday, says he’s 50-50 for Wednesday game 2
- Jim Boeheim says of Carmelo Anthony, “it would have been better to go to Chicago” 31
- Steve Ballmer screams like a maniac at Clippers rally 26
- Thibodeau calls Team USA “perfect setting” for Derrick Rose to make return 6