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Deron Williams, star point guard for the New Jersey Nets, was the only real true star to play overseas during the lockout. Williams like Chris Paul and Dwight Howard can opt out and become a free agent after this upcoming season. Williams differs here again from Paul and Howard that he wants to stay with his current team for seasons to come.
On Monday Williams did a radio interview with WFAN. John Schuhmann of NBA.com tweeted some of what Williams said on his twitter account.
“My plan is to stay. Hopefully we can get some good talent as to where I can stay.”
D-Will says he talks to Dwight often & says that’s one guy he love to play with, but doesn’t know what Dwight’s going to do.
Williams is asked what’s the % chance he stays with the Nets: “I’d probably say like 90 percent.”
I hope Williams stays with the Nets in the end I think he will. The NBA needs players will Williams to stay a play for the Nets.
For Williams to stay I think the Nets need to bring in one more...
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I'll admit, I was still figuring out the ins-and-outs of the new CBA when I reacted to Deron Williams opting out of his contract with the New Jersey Nets. Under the old CBA, that was an indication that he was going to explore his options and possibly not come back. But under this new deal, it makes perfect financial sense for him to opt-out because a team using Bird Rights...
As the countdown to July 1 and Deron Williams’ eventual opt-out begins, coach Avery Johnson said he understands that it’s up to the Nets to prove to their star point guard that he should stick around.
“We’d rather be in this situation, where there is some more pressure...
When DWill turned down the extension from his current team last week, anyone who cares about the Nets becames a little nervous, and led to quite a bit of speculation about his future (though it made all the sense in the world for Williams to hold out for a bigger payday next summer.) Deron, though, says that he’s likely to re-up with the squad once it moves to Brooklyn. From Nets...
New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams may be opting out out of his contract at the end of the 2011-12 season, but no need to worry. Williams doesn't plan on leaving.
When Deron Williams envisions the future, he sees the Nets playing in front of sold-out crowds in Brooklyn. And when he tries to improve the vision, he sees himself playing alongside current Orlando superstar Dwight Howard. Yes, Williams feeding Howard is “in a perfect world,” but while Williams does not...
Utah Jazz: Jazz schedule released; D-Will returns Jan. 14
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Dec 6, 2011 05:14PM MDT
The Utah Jazz will play 66 games in 122 days, according to the NBA’s lockout-shortened 2011-12 schedule, which was released by the league Tuesday night.
The Jazz open against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in Los Angeles on Dec. 27.
Utah’s home opener...