Marvin Williams Injury Update

by Bill Lea

SALT LAKE CITY (December 4, 2013) – The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams, who did not practice yesterday due to a sore right heel:

Williams was examined by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent a bone scan on his right foot Tuesday in Salt Lake City. The bone scan revealed calcaneal inflammation in Williams’ right foot.

Williams is doubtful for tonight’s game vs. Indiana and is considered day-to-day.

Williams (6-9, 237, North Carolina) has played in 13 games (five starts) for the Jazz in 2013-14, averaging 10.4 points and 5.2 rebounds in 26.0 minutes per game. The 27-year-old Jazzman was originally selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round (second overall selection) of the 2005 NBA Draft, and has appeared in 573 career games (435 starts) and owns averages of 11.0 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 29.5 minutes. He was acquired by the Jazz in a trade with the Hawks in exchange for guard Devin Harris on July 11, 2012.