If the haters were talking yesterday, D-Will shut them right up
If Deron Williams has not directly addressed the many criticisms he has heard since heading to the Nets from the Jazz a few years ago, then he is probably lying.
Countless writers, beat reporters, and fans alike have been incessant in ripping the franchise point guard for a perceived "letting-up" that Deron was blasted for as he made the tough transition from playoff team (Jazz) to a former cellar-dweller (Nets). In the 67 games D-Will played in New Jersey with the Nets right after the trade (in the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons), he shot just under 40 percent from the field, a far contrast from the brisk 44 percent he has put up so far in Brooklyn.
Also, Deron's turnovers have cut drastically from last year to this one. A demonstration of this: He committed 219 turnovers in 55 games (1999 minutes) in the 2011-12 campaign. This season, 218 in 78 games (2842 minutes). 843 more minutes, 1 LESS turnover.