Found December 29, 2011 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Deron Williams
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
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Spirits may have been high in New Jersey when the Nets began the year with a win over the Wizards, but reality quickly set in on Tuesday night when they were demolished by the Hawks.  Following the 106-70 loss, an understandably frustrated Deron Williams spoke to reporters about the Nets’ flaws.  It is no secret that Williams wants New Jersey to bring in another superstar like Dwight Howard, but that’s no reason for Deron to create enemies among his current teammates.  His comments can certainly be seen as insulting if nothing else. “We need some more pieces,” Williams said according to Off the Dribble. “There’s no secret about that. There’s not many starters on our team right now. We have a lot of great role players, a lot of guys who know their job, but in this league you need some top-tier guys so you can get the job done.” Williams is right about the Nets needing more pieces, but I’m not sure he had to insult the other four starters on the team in order to make his point.  He’s o
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