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Pro Sports Daily:
Re-signing Deron Williams has already proved beneficial to the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets sold about 500 season tickets on Tuesday after the team re-signed Williams on Monday, the New York Daily News reported. According to the report, the sale of those season tickets translated into a one-day, seven-figure take. Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark told the Daily News it was the best day he could remember in his seven years with the Nets.
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We now know Deron Williams will be staying with the Nets. We know this because Williams himself tweeted the news a little over an hour ago. Soon after, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported the contract figures: 5 years, $100 million. And yet, all this didn’t stop ESPN’s resourceful Chris Broussard from chiming in with some breaking news of his own.
At 7:15 ET, 12 minutes...
NEW YORK—Deron Williams will do as predicted and stay with the Brooklyn Nets. According to reports that are running all over wire services...
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As the grizzly voiced manager in Major League once stated, “It’s starting to come together, Pepper.” The Nets gambles of acquiring Gerald Wallace, Joe Johnson, and Williams in the past 17 months have certainly paid of as Brooklyn now has it’s own semi-Big 3.
It was pretty obvious that Williams was going to get the max deal from whichever team he signed with and ultimately...
The Mavericks reportedly were worried that Deron Williams was leaning toward re-signing with the Nets, and they apparently had a good reason.
Williams tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that he has chosen the Nets, calling it a “very tough decision.” He linked to an image of the new Brooklyn Nets logo in his tweet:
Williams is likely to sign for five years and $100 million and will...
Free-agent guard Deron Williams is staying with the Brooklyn Nets. Tuesday night, Williams tweeted, "Made a very difficult decision today ...," and he added a link to a photo of the Nets' logo. Williams' decision to stay with the Nets was confirmed by multiple media outlets, and his contract will be a five-year deal worth between $98 million and $100 million...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Deron Williams is moving to Brooklyn with the Nets, instead of back home to Dallas.
The All-Star point guard said on his Twitter page Tuesday night that he "made a very tough decision today" and posted a picture of the Nets' new team logo that accompanies their move from New Jersey to Brooklyn.
A person with knowledge of the decision said Williams...
One of the most coveted free agents in the NBA this offseason has finally made his decision.
Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams has opted to stay with the Nets rather than sign with his hometown Dallas Mavericks.
Williams and the Nets agreed to a five year deal worth $98 million, that bested the Mavericks best offer of four years, $75 million.
Williams announced his decision...
The one guy that the Nets could not afford to lose in free agency is staying put. Deron Williams will return to the Brooklyn Nets, as he made a not so cryptic announcement on Twitter: Made a very tough decision today…. lockerz.com/s/222071318 — Deron Williams (@DeronWilliams) July 3, 2012 If you click through the link he added [...]
"They just started stealing scoops. It was a practice I never agreed with. ... I felt horrible."
-Former SportsCenter anchor Josh Elliott, Blogs With Balls 2011
ESPN has fallen under heavy, heavy fire for their favored use of mysterious "sources" and accusations that the network blatantly steals and reworks scoops and reports from other networks without giving...
ESPN’s Chris Broussard has reported via Twitter that Deron Williams will be staying in Brooklyn to play for the Nets. The Nets boldly traded for Williams last season acquiring him from the Jazz with no guarantee that he’d resign in Brooklyn. It appears they’ve brought in enough help to appease him after trading for Joe [...]
Suddenly, the Nets look ok.
Just past 7pm, Deron Williams tweeted his free agency decision, and it's to stay with the Nets as their marquee players as they relocate to Brooklyn. The deal is worth a reported $100 million over five years.
Combine that with Joe Johnson and Gerald Wallace, and the Nets aren't exactly in prime position to get Dwight Howard from Orlando...
With Deron Williams returning to Brooklyn and reports now circulating that Steve Nash is on the verge of landing with the Los Angeles Lakers in a sign-and-trade, the Dallas Mavericks options at point guard are running low.
But a familiar face just might be sticking around to run the show.
The Mavericks are working on a deal to re-sign Jason Kidd, reports Eddie Sefko of the Dallas...
Jason Kidd will not be joining Deron Williams on the Nets, according to a source.