On Sunday, Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd told the media that one of his goals for point guard Deron Williams this year is for Williams to average 10 assists per game, a number that immediately made me think of Rajon Rondo and his amazing streak of 37 games with 10 or more assists last season.
From New York Daily News:
“I’m going to push him. I want the best for him,” Kidd said after
signing autographs at the Nets’ merchandise store in Coney Island. “When
we sit down and talk about goals, team goals and also individual goals,
I’m going to push him and I want to get him back to double-digit
Williams hasn’t averaged at least 10 assists since 2010-11, which
represented the fourth straight season he eclipsed that mark. Last
season’s 7.7 assists per game was Williams’ lowest output since he was a
rookie. And as the assist numbers dipped in the last two seasons, so
did Williams’ shooting percentage.
As mentioned above, Williams hasn't averaged double digit