Tag Archive: Deron Williams

Mar 09

Deron Williams catches fire, breaks the NBA record for three-pointers made in one half


Despite their reputation as lottery-bound former knuckleheads, the Washington Wizards are actually a very formidable defensive team – ranking sixth out of 30 NBA teams in defensive efficiency entering Friday night. And despite his reputation as an all-around offensive marvel, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams entered Friday shooting right around the league average on …

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Dec 28

Nets Deron Williams: more diva than superstar these days?


With the Brooklyn Nets firing their head coach Avery Johnson yesterday, point guard Deron Williams saw his reputation as a coach killer increase. First there was Williams’ influence forcing legendary leader Jerry Sloan into retirement, and now the Johnson situation. Williams now seems like a NBA version of Steve Buscemi’s character in “Billy Madison” who …

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Nov 21

Dwight Howard says he doesn’t care if Deron Williams is still his friend


About a year ago, back when it was assumed that Dwight Howard would leave the Orlando Magic as a free agent in the summer of 2012, the Brooklyn Nets were the odds-on favorite to land his services. Along with point guard Deron Williams, Howard would have given the Nets a championship-level two-star core. It didn’t …

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Oct 11

Deron Williams told Nets GM Billy Knight not to wait on Dwight Howard


At one point this summer, all signs pointed to Dwight Howard being traded to the Brooklyn Nets. Then, talks between the Magic and Nets began to stall and suddenly the Nets moved on and traded for Joe Johnson and re-signed Brook Lopez. And ultimately, Howard ended up with the Lakers. The Nets’ about-face was puzzling …

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Mar 05

Deron Williams scores Nets franchise record 57 on Bobcats

Much like the night he dropped 38 on Jeremy Lin during the height of Linsanity, Deron Williams made a statement with his game. He put the point in point guard. I think D. Will has had enough with this Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul are the best point guards in the league talk.

Deron Williams scored a franchise-record 57 points [...]

Nov 16

Deron Williams opens up about the NBPA Decertification


New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams was the first star players to move abroad because of the NBA lockout, which will now probably wipe off the entire NBA regular season.

The All-Star guard, despite being on the other side of the Atlantic, was quick to react to the news of the player’s union decertification. Williams was one of those players [...]

Oct 22

Deron Williams is finding Turkish basketball life to be very different


All-Star point guard Deron Williams was one of the first players to sign a contract in Europe to make money during the lockout. Not only that, but he made the decision way back in July, which suggests he’s some sort of lockout Tiresias. Or, you know, a guy who read the news.

Williams has been in Turkey playing for Besiktas for some time now. [...]

Jul 22

The Learning Curve: Is Going Overseas Hurting the Players?


With Deron Williams officially signing a contract to play over in Turkey, Kobe looking for a million a month to join him, and multiple other players at least pretending to be considering going overseas, there is less talk about the NBA lockout and more about which players are going where. As an avid NBA follower I’ve been paying close attention and I can honestly say I’ve heard more about…

May 19

Utah Jazz expecting a major turnaround of fortunes with the number 3 NBA Pick


After going through a messy divorce with the Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan and then losing their All-Star point guard Deron Williams to the New Jersey Nets four days later, Utah Jazz’s new head coach Tyrone Corbin is hopeful for an immediate boost when the number 3 NBA draft pick enters their ranks in late June.

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Feb 23

No Guts, No Glory: Utah Jazz Trade Deron Williams To The New Jersey Nets


After speculation that Deron Williams had a hand in Jerry Sloan’s decision to step down, the Utah Jazz have now shipped the All Star off to New Jersey in exchange for Derrick Favors and Devin Harris according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnaroski.

The Utah Jazz have agreed to deal All-Star point guard Deron Williams to the Nets…

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