CHICAGO (AP) -Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams left an exhibition game against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday after falling awkwardly and spraining his left ankle in the first quarter.
Williams had X-rays, which were negative, but the Jazz said he wouldn't return to the game.
Williams pulled up for a 3-pointer midway through the period. He made contact with Chicago guard Derrick Rose when elevating for the shot and fell to the floor. Rose was called for a foul on the play.
Williams was carried off the court by two teammates as he grimaced in pain. He then left the floor for the locker room on a wheelchair.
Williams, who was on the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic team at the Beijing Olympics, has career averages of 15.3 points, 8.1 assists and 2.9 rebounds while appearing in a total of 242 of a possible 246 career games, including all 82 during the 2007-08 regular season.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Nuggets vs. Kings Prediction Are the Denver Nuggets laying too many points tonight to the Sacramento Kings? Or is Denver a good bet to cover with Sacramento struggling?
Thumbnail Hawks vs. Spurs Prediction The San Antonio Spurs are nearly double-digit home favorites tonight against the visiting Atlanta Hawks. Will the Spurs cover the big number or will the Hawks keep it...
Thumbnail Clippers vs. Knicks Prediction Will the struggling Los Angeles Clippers fall once again when they visit the New York Knicks tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET? The Clippers are...
Thumbnail Celtics vs. Mavericks Pick Are the Boston Celtics going to win a 16th straight game and cover the spread tonight at the Dallas Mavericks? Game time...
Thumbnail Thunder vs. Pelicans Pick Are the New Orleans Pelicans going to protect their home court tonight when they welcome in the Oklahoma City Thunder...

NBA Team Pages