Found July 03, 2012 on The Mark Graham Sports Blog:
One of the most coveted free agents in the NBA this offseason has finally made his decision. Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams has opted to stay with the Nets rather than sign with his hometown Dallas Mavericks. Williams and the Nets agreed to a five year deal worth $98 million, that bested the Mavericks best offer of four years, $75 million. Williams announced his decision via Twitter when he tweeted, "Made a difficult decision today..." and had a link to a photo of the Brooklyn Nets logo. The Nets have what seems to be a very solid team behind them. They re-signed Gerald Wallace, agreed with the Atlanta Hawks on a trade for swingman Joe Johnson, and are trying to acquire the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard. Deron Williams was sold on the belief that he would be the face of the new look Nets as they move into the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Williams also has a great relationship with Nets General Manager Billy King and head coach Avery Johnson. Williams and his family also live in nearby Manhattan and has enjoyed the lucrative endorsement deals that he has been given by playing in the New York market.

Deron Williams agrees to Brooklyn Nets deal

All-Star point guard Deron Williams will move to Brooklyn with the Nets after agreeing to a reportedly five year, $100 million contract.   Williams, 28, made it known on Twitter that he would rather stay with the Nets than sign with the Dallas Mavericks.  He also informed the Nets he would sign the five year, $100 million deal the team offered.  The contract wont become official...

Report: Deron Williams meeting with Mavs, Nets on Mondayy

Free-agent guard Deron Williams will meet with Dallas Mavericks officials and Brooklyn Nets officials on Monday as he begins to decide which team he will sign with, reported Sunday. The Monday afternoon meeting with the Mavericks will be the first in-person discussion with a team interested in trying to sign Williams. The Nets are scheduled to meet with Williams on Monday...

Deron Williams Working Out At Nets' Practice Facility Tuesday

Deron Williams has worked out at the Nets' practice facility throughout the offseason.

Deron Williams resigning is huge for the Brooklyn Nets

There is no question that star point guard Deron Williams wanted to stay with the Nets franchise. Especially now, because they are moving to Brooklyn. With a recent trade and the purist of Dwight Howard I think Williams saw that they Nets are trying to build a winning team. On Tuesday night Williams decided to re-sign with the Nets. Williams tweeted the following: ...

Deron Williams chooses Brooklyn Nets

The Mavericks reportedly were worried that Deron Williams was leaning toward re-signing with the Nets, and they apparently had a good reason. Williams tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that he has chosen the Nets, calling it a “very tough decision.” He linked to an image of the new Brooklyn Nets logo in his tweet: Williams is likely to sign for five years and $100 million and will...

Report: Deron Williams to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets

The one guy that the Nets could not afford to lose in free agency is staying put. Deron Williams will return to the Brooklyn Nets, as he made a not so cryptic announcement on Twitter: Made a very tough decision today…. — Deron Williams (@DeronWilliams) July 3, 2012 If you click through the link he added [...]

Deron Is Heading To Brooklyn, Signs Five Year Extension With Nets

All-Star point guard Deron Williams broke the news to the Planet, just after 7:00 pm EDT, on his Twitter Account, that he had decided to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets. Williams wrote “Made a very tough decision today….” and underneath his words was the insignia of the Brooklyn Nets. The “New York Post” has reported that Williams will sign a five-year deal with the club...

Brooklyn Nets keep Deron Williams

The Nets have to be breathing a sigh of relief, and now they can turn their attention to Dwight Howard.

Deron Williams is given Joe Johnson

The Nets decided to settle for less.

Nets: Dwight Blew It In March

The Nets have fully moved on from their pursuit of Dwight Howard, their long-preferred choice to pair with Deron Williams.

Reports: Hawks trade Johnson, Williams

In what will go down as a historic day in franchise history, new Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry, celebrating one week on the job, drastically re-made the team's roster. According to multiple reports, Ferry shipped out leading scorer and six-time All-Star Joe Johnson, who has the second-most dollars remaining on his contract of any player in the league at 90 million...

Dwight Howard: Brooklyn Nets or Bust!

Maybe  Jay-Z is really putting together “The Blueprint,” for a championship. The Brooklyn Nets all but officially re-signed Gerald Wallace yesterday, Deron Williams says it’s either Brooklyn or Dallas, nowhere else. And Jason Kidd wants to be a package deal with Williams to back him up. But here’s the piece de resistance: Dwight Howard says Jay-Z’s ballclub is the only...
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