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Of the four, Williams seems the most likely to be back with the Jazz next year. Williams, who started 50 of 66 games and averaged 9.1 points and 3.8 rebounds, said he loves playing in Utah and hopes to be here next year. “I’ve said all year long, the way the Jazz organization has treated me, the way the community has treated me, I can’t imagine being anywhere else,’’ Williams said. “Obviously I understand in professional sports things happen, but I’ve made it very clear I would like to return here if possible.’’ Deseret News

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At the right price, his skill set and demeanor could make him an intriguing option for the rebuilding Jazz. According to one ESPN report earlier this year, the Utah front office turned down a deadline deal that would have sent a first-round pick to the Jazz in exchange for Williams, the hope being that Williams might re-sign. "I think it would be great," Corbin said of Williams’ possible return next season. "Who knows what will happen, but he’s a great guy to have on the squad." Salt Lake Tribune

Marvin has had no talks with management about his future. But at 27, he sees himself as a potential piece in an eventual winner. "I’ve enjoyed my time here from Day 1," he said. "Obviously, we won a lot more last year, being an older ball club. This year, even though we haven’t won as many games as we’ve wanted to, it’s been fun. We’ve taken our lumps, but that’s part of the growing process. And I’ve said it before — I do believe this team will be really good in the future." Salt Lake Tribune

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Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams won’t play tonight against the Los Angeles Clippers as the team awaits the results of an MRI on his lower back. Williams’ exam was originally slated for Thursday but was pushed back until Friday morning. With the results still pending, Jazz coach Ty Corbin said he would not risk playing the veteran forward. Salt Lake Tribune

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Marvin Williams, unmasked. At least that's what the Utah Jazz forward is hoping for. Williams, who broke his nose while playing against San Antonio in November, said Saturday he is planning to ditch the protective mask he's been wearing. Maybe. Possibly. Hopefully. "I don't know," he said. "I'm gonna go through a little trial period the next 48 hours. I might retire it, I'm not sure yet." Williams wore the mask in the first half and part of the second during last Friday's loss to Cleveland. However, after being subbed out at one point, he stopped on the way to the bench and handed the mask to athletic trainer Gary Briggs. "That's the only reason I took it off, the strap was kind of bothering me," Williams said. "Sometimes we have to change the lining on it so it'll stay tight," he added. "It might just have to have a new lining on it. It was kind of bothering me so I just got tired of it." Standard-Examiner

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The masked man isn’t going away. Utah Jazz forward Marvin Williams has been cleared to stop wearing his clear protective mask and originally had Monday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies circled as his first without it. But plans have changed. "I feel comfortable in it now," Williams said. Salt Lake Tribune

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