The Brooklyn Nets welcomed starting point guard Deron Williams back to the line up in his return from an ankle injury he suffered late last week against the Phoenix Suns, but his return to the court on Wednesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats did not last long.
Williams tweaked his ankle in the second quarter of the match up after Kemba Walker stepped on his ankle.
The ankle tweak forced Walker to leave the game and he did not return.
Without Williams, Shaun Livingston once again played a significant role in the team’s rotation.
It is unfortunate for Williams, who was hoping to return and help the team turn things around, but tweaking his ankle is the last thing that he wanted to do. At this point, Williams’ ankle is still very tender and the best thing for him moving forward will be to rest until he is 100 percent healthy.
Brooklyn has plenty of issues going on that have caused people to look for a scapegoat, and it won’t be getting any easier with Williams once again added to the injury list.