Deron Williams continues to progress on the court. Williams went the majority of the practice “including some contact,” the team announced Thursday. Despite the hopeful news, Williams will still sit out Friday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors.
The Nets have lost 11 of their past 13 games and they need their star point guard back in order to make a run for a playoff spot in the weak Eastern Conference. The table below shows that Williams produces the best differential among point guards on the Nets.