Found December 02, 2011 on NY Post:
PLAYERS: Deron Williams
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
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Would you walk away from more than $42 million? Neither will Deron Williams. Williams’ agent, Jeff Schwartz, informed the Nets that his superstar point guard client will not sign a two-year extension, but instead will opt out of his contract at the end of the season. Assuming he re-signs with...
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