Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/11/12
The NBA's moratorium on free agents was lifted at midnight, and the Brooklyn Nets public relations staff didn't waste any time sending out the most important press release in the team's young history. Just over an hour past midnight (1:21 a.m.) on Wednesdsay, the Nets officially released the news that had been readily known for a few days, that All-Star guard Deron Williams had ended his free agency and agreed to a five-year, $98 million contract. Williams apparently signed his new deal in Las Vegas, where he's training with the United States Olympic team, on general manager Billy King's iPad. Ah, the wonders of modern technology. Williams even revealed the story of his signing on his Twitter account, another sign of the times. "Officially a Brooklyn Net! Signed my contract on an iPad. Just thank God for this wonderful opportunity," Williams wrote. In the release, there was a more detailed comment from Williams. "I am really excited to be able to officially say that Brookl...
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