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Deron Williams out for Nets Wednesday with sore wrist

Dec 26, 2012, 6:49 PM EDT

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Just when you thought the Nets offense couldn’t get any worse comes this news:

Deron Williams will be out for the Nets on Wednesday night due to a sore wrist, something first reported by Howard Beck of the New York Times. The Nets are in Milwaukee to take on the Bucks.

Expect C.J. Watson to get the start.

Williams was unimpressive on Christmas against Boston, scoring 10 points on 3-of-7 shooting with six assists. He hasn’t shot 50 percent or higher in a game since Dec. 4 and is shooting 38.8 percent on the season.

The Nets have struggled on offense their last 10 games, and they need a lot of offense to make up for a struggling defense. Williams has not provided the offensive leadership the Nets need this season.

  1. kavika6 - Dec 27, 2012 at 2:59 AM

    Nets are better off without him. Maybe they can play some team ball now.

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