Deron Williams needed two ankle injections after Game 6

Deron Williams told reporters Monday that he needed an injection on his ankle after tweaking it in Game 6 vs. the Raptors. 

Williams has needed constant treatment on the ankle over the past two years, including plasma therapy and cortisone injections. For a complete history of Williams' issues with the ankle, read this from In Street Clothes

Williams had an up-and-down series vs. Toronto. He was largely absent until Game 6, but finished the series strong on both ends. The Nets need him healthy and ready to go against a Heat team that struggles with dynamic point guards. 

The Nets face the Heat in Game 1 Tuesday night. 

Deron Williams needed two injections on his ankle after rolling it in Game 7. (USATSI)
Deron Williams needed two injections on his ankle after rolling it in Game 7. (USATSI)

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