Found April 22, 2013 on
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 LES...
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There were two versions of Deron Williams this season, and the Chicago Bulls know they need to be playing the first one.
Slumping before the All-Star break and surging after, Williams turned the Brooklyn Nets into a powerful offense down the stretch with precision play that continued right through Game 1 of the playoffs.
The Bulls probably can't beat the Nets four times if...
The third quarter was about halfway over when Deron Williams knocked down a jumper, his only basket of the game.
It was also the Nets' first basket of the period. They would make only one more.
Twelve minutes, two field goals, 11 points.
Williams struggled all game and Brooklyn was brutal in the third quarter, losing 90-82 to the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 2 of...
Nets’ Jerry Stackhouse kicked off the first ever playoff game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn by singing the National Anthem prior to Game 1 of the Bulls-Nets playoff series. The 18-year veteran who has also sang the anthem as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks, does a pretty impressive rendition!
Jay Z may have sold his minority interest in the Nets but he told you in “Open Letter” that he was keeping the courtside seats. Hov was in the building for the first playoff game of the Brooklyn Nets era. Of course Jay had to stunt a little fashion realness for the masses, rocking a black Rich Kids “HOOLIGANS” sweatshirt and black jeans. His look was finished off with a Just...
The Brooklyn Nets C.J. Watson accounted for 10 of the teams 82 points in their Game 2 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday.
Three of them happened to be prettier than the rest as Watson nailed a three point buzzer beater to end the first half.
The story of the evening was Joakim Noah’s courageous performance despite his foot injury.
Noah chipped in nine fourth quarter points...
Jerry Stackhouse belted out the 'Star Spangled Banner' in the Brooklyn Nets' home playoff opener against the Chicago Bulls. He wasn't half bad, either.
Veteran Jerry Stackhouse kicks off the first playoff game in Brooklyn by singing the National Anthem. At least I can say one thing….he was way better than Carl Lewis lol.
Bulls backup point guard, Nate Robinson, who was signed to replace former backup, C.J. Watson who was waived last summer, says their is mutual animosity between the two guards who are matched up with one another in the first round Bulls-Nets series.
According to ESPN Chicago:
“We’re just competitors,” Robinson said Monday after helping the Bulls even their Eastern Conference...
The Hump could have ended this marriage a long time ago, but he dragged it out trying to squeeze some money out of Kim Kardashian, when he really didn’t have a leg to stand on.
In the end, The Hump got no cash and bunch of legal fees for his troubles, but he is trying to pass off that the real reason he gave Kimmy the divorce was because he felt bad for her.
According to reports...
If it wasn't for my wife there is no way in he** I would care about this story, but since any and all Kardashian shows are on in our house more than I care to admit I am probably one of the few non-Nets/Kardashian fans that finds this interesting.
The news broke a few days ago that the divorce proceeding from he** was finally over. What was puzzling about it though was...
Chicago Bulls/Brooklyn Nets: Game 2
- The line for this game was Brooklyn -5. The line for Game 1 was Brooklyn -4.5. The beat down the Nets gave the Bulls in the first game was only enough to move the line a half a point. I guess that shows you that Vegas thinks the Bulls will have a much better showing. I have $10 that disagrees.
- If Brook Lopez can make his outside...