Deron Williams out tonight versus Charlotte

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Press ReleaseUtah Jazz guard Deron Williams suffered a right quadriceps contusion in Saturday night's loss at Portland and will not play in tonight's game vs. Charlotte. The injury occurred during a collision with Blazers center Greg Oden. Williams is listed as day-to-day.

Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko, who underwent surgery on January 30 to remove bone fragments from his right ankle, will not play before the NBA All-Star Break.

Kirilenko will begin rehabilitation once swelling in the ankle subsides and will be re-evaluated again following the Jazz's game vs. the L.A. Lakers on FEb. 11, the final Jazz game prior to the All-Star Break.

Forward Carlos Boozer remains out indefinitely following left knee surgery on January 9.

(Courtesy the Utah Jazz)

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