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Report: Mavericks’ Deron Williams had sports hernia surgery

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DALLAS, TX - MARCH 01: Deron Williams #8 of the Dallas Mavericks during the first half at American Airlines Center on March 1, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Deron Williams had a solid season at the point for Dallas — he shot fairly well (53 percent true shooting percentage, right at the league average), gave them 14.1 points and 5.8 assists per night, and was a solid floor general. He did so well he’s expected to opt out of his contract with the Mavs (which had him locked in at $5.5 million a year for four more seasons).

This summer he had to get something cleaned up — he has sports hernia surgery, reports Eddie Sefko of the Dallas News.

This is a pretty minor procedure and, while it will slow some off-season workouts, he’ll be good to go by training camp.

Dallas guards getting off-season surgery is becoming a thing — J.J. Barea had some work on his knee, and Devin Harris had surgeries to both his foot and thumb.