Byron Scott left it up to Mo Williams whether he wanted to start or come off the bench against the New Orleans Hornets. Williams chose to start after missing two games with a groin injury. It's a remarkably fast recovery, considering his first groin injury kept him out of most of training camp and all but one preseason game.
He'll have a tough task in front of him in trying to slow Hornets point guard Chris Paul, who already has a 19-assist game this season.
"He wanted to come out right from the get-go," Scott said of Williams. "He wants to apply the pressure full court with CP, but what we want to do is get up and down the floor. He's one of our best guys, if not the best at really pushing our tempo. We'll see how he starts off. He'll probably be a little rusty, but conditioning-wise he's in great shape."