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Deron Williams contacted Joe Johnson before the Nets agreed to a trade with the Hawks.
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Deron Williams said on Monday that Mark Cuban missing their free agent meeting helped him choose the Nets over the Mavericks.
Williams was the top point guard on the market and considered the top free agent available. He was said to be considering signing with the Mavericks or remaining with the Nets. He ultimately chose to stay with the Nets, and he says now that Cuban missing their...
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Deron Williams was down to signing with the Mavericks or the Nets this summer but the fact that Mark Cuban did not show up for his meeting with Dallas swayed the free agent.
Jay-Z might have christened the Barclays Center with eight sold out concerts over the past two weeks but, on Sunday, it was the arena's main tenants the Brooklyn Nets who got a chance to break in their new home.
It must have seemed appropriate to the Nets players that Beyonce helped her husband close his final show Saturday night because their new venue is definitely an upgrade...
The Dallas Mavericks were oh-so close to nabbing star free agent point guard Deron Williams this past off-season but were unable to get him to return to his hometown, as he instead chose to stay with the Brooklyn Nets.Williams said that owner Mark Cuban heavily affected his decision to stay with the Nets as the All-Star never really had a chance to really talk to him with the Cuban...
Mark Cuban was too busy on the Los Angeles set of his TV show "Shark Tank" to come to a July meeting with then-free agent Deron Williams in New York, costing the Dallas Mavericks any chance of landing him, according to the Brooklyn Nets point guard.Williams had two teams in mind when he become a free agent this summer his hometown Mavericks and his previous team, the Nets...
Deron Williams grew impatient waiting for the Nets to acquire Dwight Howard.
When anyone brings up the name Mark Cuban, one of the first things that is undoubtedly going to be said is something about the passion he has for his team, followed by how hands-on he is for an owner. Both of those attributes make this story even more surprising: Cuban missed the free agent meeting with Deron Williams, and it didn’t go unnoticed by the point guard.Would D-Will...
Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is four weeks away. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Northwest Division. Today is the Utah Jazz.
2011-12 Record: 36-30, lost first round
Key Losses: Devin Harris (traded to Atlanta), C.J. Miles (signed with Cleveland), Josh Howard (free agent)