On Friday night against the Milwaukee Bucks, Deron Williams re-aggravated a prior wrist injury while driving to the hoop. He landed awkwardly on his right wrist and proceeded to roll over on it.
His wrist went immediately numb, but he played through the pain for the rest of the game, which the New Jersey Nets wound up losing.
According to the Bergen Record, the Nets have opted to sit Williams for a minimum of three games and re-evaluate the wrist at that time.
The idea of possibly shutting Williams down for the season has been tossed around as well.
But should the Nets do it?
Here are five reasons the answer is a resounding yes.