Right Wrist Surgery Successful for Nets PG Williams

CBSSports.com—April 11, 2011

New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams underwent successful wrist surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

The surgery was performed by hand specialist Dr. Andrew Weiland and Nets team orthopedic Dr. Riley Williams III. It involved the removal of loose bodies and scar tissue from Williams' right wrist.

"The bony fragments and scar tissue taken from Deron's wrist today were interfering with this ability to flex his wrist," Dr. Williams said. "We expect a full recovery and a return to basketball-related activities in approximately 6-8 weeks."

Williams' wrist will be encased in a soft splint for two weeks, after which time, he will begin rehabilitation. He is expected to participate in next season's training camp.

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