BOSTON —ruled Out of Monday's game 4 against the With left knee soreness
Williams was not listed on Boston's injury reports. However, coach Ime Udoka stated that Williams tried warming up before the game and felt too sore.
Udoka stated that Udoka felt some discomfort today. “Just kinda flared. He just appeared out of nowhere. He did not feel anything during the game or yesterday. It was not an incident. It was just a minor flare-up. The skin became irritated while trying to heat up.
Williams ruptured the meniscus in the left knee in March. Williams didn't make it back to the lineup until Game 3, of Boston's first round series against the Boston Red Sox..
Williams made his return to the starting line-up against Milwaukee and has played in all three games.
Udoka explained that Williams would feel sore after the surgery. Williams has also experienced soreness between games, but this time it is much more severe.
Udoka stated that he didn’t expect Williams to be subject to further testing, but was optimistic that he would be available to play Game 5 in Boston on Wednesday.
Udoka stated, “You would expect that,” when Udoka was asked about Williams' availability. “He has some natural soreness. … It is expected that he will calm down and be able to get back out there for the next round.
Williams averaged 8.7 point, 5.7 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game in the Bucks series. After being hit with an elbow by Bucks forward, Williams missed Game 3..
Boston will be launched with Williams's departureIn his place.