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Old 10-03-2013, 12:52 AM   #18
Xiao Yao You
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Default Re: 2013 Fall camp/Pre-Season!

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Marvin Williams continues rehabilitation after undergoing surgery on his right heel and Achilles tendon.

There is no time frame for his return, but he said, "I don’t think I will miss any significant time during the regular season. Hopefully I’ll take the preseason to get this thing going in the right direction."

Cool, can trade him before the season starts!

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Acquired from Atlanta before the 2012-13 season, Williams came to Utah and averaged 7.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 23.7 minutes.

His rehab so far includes only jogging and treadmill work — no cutting or jumping on the court.

Early in camp, Williams has participated in light shooting drills.

"… We’ll take it day-by-day [and] go pretty much on my feel," Williams said. "If things feel a little better every day, we’ll do a little more."

According to coach Tyrone Corbin, the Jazz will take a cautious approach with Williams.

"I’m going to listen to the trainers and the doctors and Marvin on that," Corbin said. "He’s coming along and we want to make sure we’re doing the right things by him so when, he’s back, he’s back for the long haul."

One thing is certain: Corbin values Williams’ presence on a young team.

"Who he is, how he conducts himself, the leadership ability that he has, the respect for
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