Nets forward Shawne Williams underwent left foot surgery today to repair a fracture and remove bone fragments, the team confirmed (via Twitter). Williams will miss the remainder of the 2011/12 season and will be ready for training camp in 2012/13 (Twitter link).
Williams, who turned 26 last week, had a disappointing season for the Nets, averaging just 4.5 PPG on 28.6% shooting in the 25 games he played. The 2006 first-round pick holds a $3.135MM player option for next season which he'll certainly exercise.
Williams is the latest Net to be ruled out for the season due to health issues. Damion James and Keith Bogans had already suffered season-ending injuries, while Brook Lopez and Mehmet Okur are among the other Nets to miss significant time this year.