In a season where the Nets just hadn’t had enough season-ending surgeries, Shawne Williams adds one more name to that list. Drs. Martin O’Malley and Nets team orthopedist Riley Williams III performed a surgery to insert three screws into Extra E’s left foot to repair a fracture and remove bone fragments.
Extra E is the third Nets player to go down with season-ending surgery, after Damion James and Keith Bogans. James and Bogans’s surgeries were on the foot and ankle, respectively. Brook Lopez also underwent surgery on his foot at the beginning of the year, but returns for his second game back tonight against Orlando.
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