Found January 06, 2012 on
The sources cited in Ken Berger's most recent Deron Williams report go much deeper than the traditional 'people close to the situation' typically would.
In this case, the people who are talking about Deron Williams' unhappiness with not just the woeful Nets of New Jersey/Brooklyn sort of are actually 'a person who knows Deron Williams and his tendencies well'.
I'm going to interpret that as meaning one of Deron Williams' friends spoke to Berger on this one, but I'm only speculating. I suppose someone who knows Williams and his tendencies well could also include his family doctor, 7th grade teacher, high school basketball coach, or a current NBA scout as well. Only Berger and the person who told him that know for sure.
Semantics aside though, Ken's just about the best there is in this busines of basketball reporting. So wherever the information is coming from about Williams' possible willingness to take less money to go home to sign with, ...
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Nets point guard Deron Williams reportedly isn't enjoying things in New Jersey. An impending free agent, he may end up leaving the team.
The Celtics game tonight against the Nets just got a little bit easier, as the Nets will be without star point guard Deron Williams. They'll also be without Kris Humphries. Mark Mazzeo reports for ESPN New York that Marshon Brooks will start in Williams place. Center Brook Lopez will also not suit up for the Nets.
Also, Jermaine O'Neal looks set to return to the court tonight...
Nets point guard Deron Williams will miss Wednesday's game against the Boston Celtics because of a sore right side, the team said.
We knew it was going to be a few more days before fans could get back to booing Kris Humphries due to a sprained shoulder, but now another key Nets player will be out Wednesday against Boston. Deron Williams will sit out the game due to sore ribs, reports Stefan Bondy at the New York…
Deron Williams had 24 points and nine assists, Anthony Morrow also scored 24 and the New Jersey Nets snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 97-85 on Friday night.
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Record: 3-3 (1st Atlantic, 4th East)
Record: 1-5 (5th Atlantic, 14th East)
With their long-range shots falling one after another, Deron Williams and the New Jersey Nets had some fun for a change.
Williams had 24 points and nine assists, Anthony Morrow also scored 24 and the Nets snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 97-85 on Friday night.
"It's fun to win," Williams said. "It's fun to be up and not down...
TORONTO (AP) Deron Williams had 24 points and nine assists, Anthony Morrow also scored 24 and the New Jersey Nets snapped
a six-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 97-85 on Friday night.
The New Jersey Nets (2-6) halted a 6 game losing streak beating the Toronto Raptors (3-4) 97-85. Deron Williams (ribs) and Kris Humphries (shoulder) returned to the line up from injuries and powered the Nets for the win.