Posted February 28, 2013 on
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Deron Williams chose to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets last offseason, passing on a chance to join his hometown Dallas Mavericks.
While the point guard's numbers are down compared to years past, he was at his best during Brooklyn's last game.
With Joe Johnson hoping to return from injury, Williams tries to build on his latest effort as the Nets host the slumping Mavericks on Friday night.
After considering bolting for Dallas, Williams instead agreed to stay with the Nets, signing a five-year, $98 million deal in July. The Mavericks could only offer four years and about $75 million under the terms of the new collective bargaining agreement.
The Nets (34-24) sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, but Williams is averaging just 17.3 points - his lowest mark in six seasons. His 7.7 assists per game are his fewest since posting 4.5 as a rookie for Utah in 2005-06.
Williams, though, came up huge Tuesday in a 101-97 win at New Orleans. He scored the team's final 11 ...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Deron Williams snapped out of a lackluster second half in time to save the Brooklyn Nets from a painful collapse.
One game after coming up empty in the final minutes of a close loss to Memphis, Williams scored for 11 of his 31 points in the final 1:24 in New Orleans, and the Nets snapped a two-game skid by holding off the Hornets, 101-97 on Tuesday night.