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For a while it looked like Deron Williams could sign with the Mavericks this past offseason, but he wound up back with the Nets. Earlier this week, Deron explained that Mark Cuban’s absence from his free agent meeting with Dallas helped him choose to re-sign with Brooklyn. When asked about Williams’ comments, Cuban couldn’t resist responding with a little mind game.“I’m a big D-Will fan, but I’m kind of surprised that he would throw his front office under the bus like that by saying that I would make a difference,’’ Cuban said according to the Dallas Morning News. “I would have expected him to say – like I’d expect one of our guys to say – ‘Hey I’m so thrilled with the front office and the moves we made and our team that it wouldn’t have mattered what he did.’“That’s what I expect our guys to say and that’s the way I feel about our team. Again, I’m a big D-Will fan, but it’s not about individual players, it’s about building a team. And I really think we put together
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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.
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...
Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams appears on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated and gets to show off his artistry with a basketball as well as a spray can of paint. Well, sort of.
When fans download the October 15 tablet issue of Sports Illustrated, they will see that the magazine's tablet cover is more than a static image. The enhanced video titled "Brooklyn...
Here’s the story, apparently when Derron Williams went to Dallas to meet with Mark Cuban and the rest of the organization, Cuban was a no show!Yup. Mark Cuban was instead at a taping of his tv series, Shark Tank.When asked if that had any weight on his decision to stay in Brooklyn, Williams had this to say:“Of course. A lot of the questions that me and my agent had for them really...
One of the worst kept secrets in the Association last season, was that the Dallas Mavericks were going to make a full-court push to sign Free Agent point guard Deron Williams this past summer. That is the reason that the report from the “New York Times” earlier this week was so surprising; as Williams revealed that the Mavericks Team Owner Mark Cuban was not present when he met...
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...
Mark Cuban didn't attend a meeting with Deron Williams because he was filming 'Shark Tank'.
Deron Williams considered signing with the Mavericks, but ultimately re-signed with the Nets.
Deron Williams grew impatient waiting for the Nets to acquire Dwight Howard.
“Show love is the Brooklyn way"
There's a new contender in the Eastern Conference and it's the Nets, led by Deron Williams, who's now surrounded by quite a studly starting lineup.
Deron Williams first said his reason for re-signing with the Brooklyn Nets was because GM Billy King convinced him that the franchise future was bright. Then Williams said he re-signed because the Nets traded for Joe Johnson. Now Williams says this week it was all about how Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban skipped the recruiting meeting with him to film the television show ...
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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)