Williams has missed the last eight straight games due to a sprained left ankle -- 10 overall with the injury. The Nets are 2-8 without Williams in the lineup. Williams missed four games all of last season. He's averaging just 9.3 points and six assists per game. His Player Efficiency Rating of 13 is below the league average.
- Deron Williams of Brooklyn Nets likely returns Tuesday - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York
Nets notes: Deron Williams could return Tuesday - Andy Vasquez - The Record