Deron Williams Injury: Updates on Nets Star's Ankle and Recovery

Tim KeeneyContributor ISeptember 19, 2013

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams sprained his right ankle earlier this offseason, but it isn't considered serious. 

The Associated Press, via NBA.com, has the news:

Deron Williams has a sprained right ankle and a bone bruise, but the Brooklyn Nets say their point guard will be ready for the start of training camp.

The Nets said Wednesday that Williams was hurt recently while working out in Utah and is wearing a walking boot. Brooklyn has its first practice Oct. 1 at Duke University.

The Nets indicated Williams will return vs. the Heat in the team's preseason finale.