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Deron Williams' surgery Tuesday

Updated: May 22, 2014, 9:22 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK - Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams will undergo surgery on both ankles Tuesday, the team announced Thursday.

"He will have a bone chip removed from his right ankle, and the left ankle will have an arthroscopic cleanout with removal of spurs from both the front and back of the ankle," team foot and ankle specialist Dr. Martin O'Malley, who will perform the surgery, said in a statement issued by the Nets.

Williams has been plagued by persistent ankle injuries ...

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