Report: Mavericks’ Deron Williams had sports hernia surgery

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Deron Williams had a solid season at the point for Dallas — he shot fairly well (53 percent true shooting percentage, right at the league average), gave them 14.1 points and 5.8 assists per night, and was a solid floor general. He did so well he’s expected to opt out of his contract with the Mavs (which had him locked in at $5.5 million a year for four more seasons).

This summer he had to get something cleaned up — he has sports hernia surgery, reports Eddie Sefko of the Dallas News.

This is a pretty minor procedure and, while it will slow some off-season workouts, he’ll be good to go by training camp.

Dallas guards getting off-season surgery is becoming a thing — J.J. Barea had some work on his knee, and Devin Harris had surgeries to both his foot and thumb.