Deron Williams Making Nets West Coast Trip, But Ruled OUT for Nets-Kings

Deron Williams will make the west coast trip with the Brooklyn Nets, according to Brian Lewis of the New York Post reporting from Nets practice:

The Nets play three games in the upcoming trip: Wednesday night vs. the Sacramento Kings, Thursday night vs. the Los Angeles Clippers, and Saturday night against the Utah Jazz. Williams, who fractured the cartilage portion of his lower 12th rib on either January 4th or 7th, has not played or practiced since the latter date. He has already been ruled out for Wednesday night’s game.

Williams is scheduled to be re-evaluated by team doctors on Wednesday. Last week the team announced Williams was progressing, but had pain and had not resumed physical activity. Williams has begun shooting around at team practices: