Hyperextended knee forces Heat's Williams to miss game vs. Hawks

12/19/2007 - NBA Jason Williams Miami Heat + more

ATLANTA -- Miami point guard Jason Williams was held out of
Wednesday night's game against Atlanta due to a hyperextended left

Williams had swelling in the knee after participating in the
morning shootaround. He said he may have hurt the knee in Miami's
win over Minnesota on Monday.

Chris Quinn filled in for Williams with his fifth start of the

The Hawks also are thin at point guard. Speedy Claxton (knee)
and Tyronn Lue (calf) were not in uniform and Acie Law (left ankle)
was available only in an emergency.

Anthony Johnson, who played 45 minutes against Utah on Monday,
again started at point guard for the Hawks.