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Williams scored 12 points (3-9 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 5-6 FT) with six assists in 27 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Hornets.
Seven different Nets scored between eight and 12 points, and no one saw more court time than Williams, but the balanced approach didn't produce a win for Brooklyn. The point guard is now averaging 15.0 points, 6.5 assists, 3.4 boards, 1.3 threes and 1.1 steals in his last eight games.
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Williams scored 22 points (8-19 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT) to go along with four rebounds, four assists and one steal in 34 minutes Monday against the Warriors.
Maybe the most encouraging thing to take from Monday's game is that Williams played 34 minutes and Jarrett Jack played 28 minutes. Jack saw decent minutes Monday and Williams was still able to play at least 33 minutes for the sixth consecutive game. If he can stay healthy, he could be a strong fantasy option down the stretch.
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Williams scored 25 points (9-14 FG, 4-6 3pt, 3-4 FT) with six rebounds and two assists in the win over the Mavericks on Saturday.
Williams has enjoyed a bit of a resurgence of late, scoring in double digits in six straight games, including two double-doubles in that span. He's a good bet to keep this current level of production up as the Nets try to stay in the playoff race. Williams is solid starting option in most 10-12 team leagues right now.
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Williams scored 16 points (6-15 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 4-4 FT) with 12 assists, five rebounds and a steal in 33 minutes during Monday's win over the Nuggets.
That's back-to-back double-doubles for Williams since rejoining the Nets' starting lineup. As long as he manages to stay healthy, he's capable of putting up some very good backcourt numbers to close out the season.
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Williams reentered the starting lineup Friday. He scored 12 points (6-14 FG, 0-2 3Pt) and added four rebounds, 15 assists, two steals, and one block in 40 minutes against the Lakers.Games like this mostly serve to remind managers of how great Williams once was. Unfortunately, at this point in his career, this is more mirage than reality, and managers should expect most nights to be worse than this one.
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Williams is expected to start at point guard in Friday's game against the Lakers.Williams will re-enter the Nets' starting lineup in wake on teammate Jarrett Jack being ruled out Friday due to a hamstring problem. Certainly no stranger to running the point, Williams has averaged 15.6 points and 6.8 assists through 25 starts this season.
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Williams (illness) played 23 minutes Monday in the loss to the Bucks, but failed to score (0-5 FG, 0-3 3Pt). He had four assists.Williams was questionable to play and did not practice with the team on Monday morning. He has only scored eight points in his last three games, while hitting just 2-of-22 (11.1 percent) of his field goals. He should be benched until he comes out of his funk.
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Williams (illness) is expected to play Monday against the Bucks, Tim Bontemps of the New York Post reports.Williams missed shootaround due to illness, but he's at the arena for pregame warmups and appears on track to play, barring a setback. Since returning from an extended absence brought on by a rib injury, Williams is averaging 8.5 points and 5.5 assists over his last four games.
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Williams is dealing with an illness and was not at Monday's morning shootaround, Newday's Rod Boone reports.
He will be a game-time decision Monday, so owners will need to monitor his status leading up to tip-off. Jarrett Jack would become even more valuable than he already is if Williams cannot go Monday, and Darius Morris would likely see some time off the bench.
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Williams scored 11 points (4-12 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT) with six assists and three rebounds in 33 minutes off the bench Wednesday.
The production isn't there yet, but Williams' fantasy owners have to like seeing him get this kind of workload in just his second game back in the lineup from his rib injury. Jarrett Jack has played very well in his absence as the starting point guard, but Williams should reclaim the job in the near future, perhaps as soon as Friday's juicy matchup against the Knicks.