Originally written January 15, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
In terms of statistics, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams is having one of his worst years as a pro. He has openly admitted that he has struggled to learn a new offense since leaving the Utah Jazz, and as a result he is averaging only 16.8 points and 7.7 assists per game. Despite all that, Williams was second in the Eastern Conference All-Star voting earlier this month, trailing Rajon Rondo by about 325,000 votes. Williams is still one of the better guards in the game, but his performance this season certainly hasn’t been All-Star worthy. He knows that. “I just think there’s people playing better than me,” Williams said Tuesday when asked if he was deserving of an All-Star spot, via ESPNNewYork.com. The worst part of Williams’ game this season has been his shooting. He’s shooting just 40.9% from the field overall and 32.8% from three-point range. However, he has definitely improved since P.J. Carlesimo took over for Avery Johnson as Brooklyn’s head coach. The Nets are on a si...
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