A magnetic resonance imaging exam taken of Jazz guard Deron Williams' right wrist showed no structural damage. He has a strained tendon, though, and is a game-time decision for a contest tonight against the Minnesota Timberwolves at EnergySolutions Arena.
Williams hyperextened his wrist Wednesday during a home loss to San Antonio. He played through the injury, scoring a season-high 39 points on 16-of-24 shooting as Utah suffered its sixth consecutive defeat.
Elsewhere, the Jazz's Raja Bell (shoulder/neck) and Paul Millsap (thumb) are game-time decisions against the Timberwolves. Kyrylo Fesenko (upper respiratory infection) is out, and will miss his third straight game.
Veteran forward Andrei Kirilenko will remain in Utah's starting lineup, while veteran point guard Earl Watson will fill in for Williams if the All-Star is unable to play.
— Brian T. Smith
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