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Point guard decides not to delay knee operation

TORONTO -- Toronto Raptors point guard Alvin Williams will
miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right
knee Monday.

Williams hasn't played this season after missing the entire
preseason. He has been on the injured list since Nov. 1.
Williams underwent arthroscopic surgery in February, but it
didn't alleviate the pain. He missed 26 games last season.
He opted to rehab the knee, instead of another operation, by
strengthening the muscles around it. He practiced until the pain
became unbearable during training camp.
He has averaged 9.1 points and 4.1 assists in seven seasons.