Deron Williams to have surgery on both ankles

Updated: May 22, 2014

It has been talked about a ton since the end of the season for the Brooklyn Nets and now word has come out from GM Billy King that Deron Williams will indeed have surgery on both his troublesome ankles.

Dr. Martin O’Malley, the Nets’ foot and ankle specialist, will perform the surgery on Tuesday May 27th.

There is no timetable for Williams recovery at the moment.

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery on both ankles on Tuesday, May 27, General Manager Billy King announced today. The surgery will be performed by Nets’ foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Martin O’Malley.

“Deron will undergo surgery on both ankles next Tuesday,” said Dr. O’Malley. “He will have a bone chip removed from his right ankle, and the left ankle will have an arthroscopic cleanout with removal of spurs from both the front and back of the ankle. Deron is expected to make a full recovery.”

Williams appeared in 64 games this season, averaging 14.3 points, 6.1 assists, 2.6 rebounds and a career-best 1.45 steals in 32.2 minutes per game. He missed 18 games due to injury, including 16 games due to a sprained left ankle.

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