Found March 05, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
Picimg_nba_feb_11_f42e
Much like the night he dropped 38 on Jeremy Lin during the height of Linsanity, Deron Williams made a statement with his game. He put the point in point guard. I think D. Will has had enough with this Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul are the best point guards in the league talk. Deron Williams scored a franchise-record 57 points to bring the New Jersey Nets to a 104-101 victory over the woeful Charlotte Bobcats last night. He entered the game averaging 21.7 ppg, but went 16-29 from the field and a perfect 21-21 from the free-throw line. From the AP: Williams’ broke the franchise’s previous mark of 52 points, shared by Mike Newlin and Ray Williams. It was the second-most points scored against the Bobcats, one shy of Kobe Bryant’s 58 in 2006. Corey Maggette had 24 points and Gerald Henderson added 15 for the Bobcats, who’ve now lost five straight and 21 of their last 22. The Nets trailed by eight at halftime but took the lead thanks to Williams, who scored 22 points in the third quarter w...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Deron Williams’ Franchise-Record 57 Points Gives Avery Johnson A Lot To Think About

New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams is one of the players who looks set to be traded before the NBA trade deadline comes to an end on the 15 of March. On Sunday night Williams drew attention to himself after giving off a brilliant performance to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 104-101 victory Sunday night over the Charlotte Bobcats. Williams, who is currently averaging 21.7 points...

Williams scores Nets-record 57 in win over Bobcats

Deron Williams really wanted to make his tee time Monday morning in Miami. Knowing coach Avery Johnson would be giving his team the day off if they won, Williams took matters into his own hands and scored a franchise-record 57 points to lead the New Jersey Nets to a 104-101 victory Sunday night over the Charlotte Bobcats. ''I had an 11:39 tee time, so I had to make sure...

Williams' 57 lead Nets past Bobcats

Deron Williams scored a franchise-record 57 points to lift the New Jersey Nets to a 104-101 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday night. Williams, who came into the game averaging 21.7 points per game, shot 16 of 29 from the field and was a perfect 21 for 21 from the free-throw line. Williams' broke the franchise's previous mark of 52 points, shared by Mike Newlin...

Deron Williams Looks Better and Better to Potential Suitors

New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams made sure on Sunday to give potential suitors something to think about when he put up 57 points—including 22 in the third period–on the Charlotte Bobcats to lead the Nets to a 104-101 victory. The 57-point night is a new franchise high for the Nets. Williams is already considered one of the better players in the game today. That is why the...

Deron pours in club-record 57

Deron Williams gets to keep his 11:39 tee time today in South Florida. That’s because the Nets won. And that’s because no Net in the NBA history of the franchise ever scored more points in a game than the career-high 57 Williams delivered last night in a 104-101 victory over the hapless Bobcats. “Coach said we’d have tomorrow off and I had an 11:39 tee time, so I had to...

Deron Williams sets Nets franchise record with 57 points against Charlotte Bobcats

    The New Jersey Nets defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 104-101 tonight but the story of the game was New Jersey’s #8. Deron Williams dropped a career-high 57 points on Michael Jordan’s team, setting a franchise record in the process. Mike Newlin and Ray Williams had been tied with the previous record of 52. The point [...]

Deron Williams Erupts With A Franchise Record 57 Points

Yes, I do realize D-Will plays on the Nets. (Asterisk Mark 1) Yes, I do realize that D-Will and his Rejects Nets were playing against the NBA Championship Contending Bobcats. (Asterisk Mark 2.) However, POINTS ARE POINTS, baby!!! Williams EXPLODED with 57 points on 16-for-29 shooting, 4-for-11 from downtown, and 21-for-21 from the charity stripe. [...]

Deron Williams Battling Strained Right Calf

The Nets are hoping Deron Williams heals and regains his explosiveness.

Cuban: Signing Howard, Williams might not be best decision for Mavs

The consensus opinion is that the Mavericks didn't attempt to re-sign Tyson Chandler because they wanted the cap space to go after New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams and Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, the two biggest stars in this summer's class of free agents. But Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says that's not necessarily his line of thinking. "There...

Nets Brook Lopez To Miss Three Weeks With Ankle Sprain

The New Jersey Nets were in a celebratory mood on Sunday after starting point guard Deron Williams knocked down a franchise high 57 points in a 104-101 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. The club would not be able to savor Williams’ historic accomplishment for long though, as the Nets announced on their team website Monday that the victory will cost them the services of starting...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.