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Trail Blazers G Brandon Williams is available for Thursday's game against New Orleans as reported by Trail Blazers studio host Jamie Hudson.
Brandon Williams will return to action after missing Tuesday's game with a left quad contusion but he will return on a minutes restriction. Kris Dunn will once again start, but Williams will play limited minutes off the bench. Best to avoid at least until his minutes restriction is lifted.
Trail Blazers G Brandon Williams is considered questionable for Thursday’s game against New Orleans according to Trail Blazers’ studio host Jamie Hudson.
Williams is in danger of missing a second straight game as he continues to deal with a left quad contusion. Kris Dunn will start if Williams can’t go against the Pels.
Brandon Williams shot 4-of-10 from the field including 3-of-4 from deep on his way to 17 points against the Spurs. He added four rebounds, three assists, and a steal in 29 minutes in the loss.
Williams has reached double-digit scoring in 10 of his last 12 games while contributing some strong assist numbers as the starting point guard for the depleted Blazers lineup. The rookie out of Arizona has averaged 13.8 points per game in 20 games (13 starts) this season.
Brandon Williams scored 25 points (8-20 FG, 5-8 3PT, 4-6 FT) to go along with four rebounds, 12 assists and four steals on Monday against the Thunder.
Williams posted his first career double-double that included a career-high 12 assists. He should continue to showcase his playmaking ability to close the regular season for a Portland team that has little to play for.
Brandon Williams had a productive stat game Saturday with 15 points (6-15 FG, 1-6 3PT, 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, and 1 block during the loss to Houston.
Brandon Williams made the most of his increased playing time due to his teammate’s injuries, by leading the team in assists, and tying for the team high in points on Saturday. Williams continues to shoot horribly from deep, going 1-19 over his last four games, but he’s contributed enough elsewhere to be a decent DFS punt play for as long as he gets starters minutes. Williams has played at least 23 minutes in every game since March 5th, and over that time he’s averaging 15.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.3 steals per game.