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Mo Williams has left the team for "family reasons," according to coach Terry Stotts, and it’s unclear how long he will be gone. On Wednesday, Williams posted a tweet on his Twitter account revealing that his sister had been hospitalized with an unknown illness, so it appears he’s left the Blazers to be with her. “Tweeps say a prayer for my sister,” Williams tweeted. “She been in the hospital for the last couple days. My heart is heavy rt now.” Oregonian

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Mo Williams tells CSNNW.com he will opt out of his deal with the team at the conclusion of the season and become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Williams, 31, signed a two-year, $5.6 million deal with Portland last offseason and it contains a player option for the 2014-15 season that would have paid him $2.7 million. CSNNW.com

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Backup guard Mo Williams left the Trail Blazers late Thursday to attend the funeral of a family member and did not travel with the team to Philadelphia for the opener of a four-game East Coast trip. However, the Blazers expect Williams to rejoin the team in time for tonight's matchup against the 76ers, which is scheduled to tipoff at 5 p.m. Oregonian

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Newly signed free agent Mo Williams earlier this month created somewhat of a stir when he chose No. 7, the number that Roy wore for his five seasons in Portland. But on Wednesday Williams got his preferred jersey number: 25, which was previously taken by the also recently signed Earl Watson. A team source said there is nothing more to the jersey number change than Watson being a nice guy and giving Williams the number he wanted all along. Oregonian

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