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Kobe Bryant, Deron Williams engage in war of words

It is no secret Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets has not been all that great in the past few seasons. He was consistently one of the few best point guards in the NBA throughout his time in Utah, and after a decent start with New Jersey/Brooklyn, injuries have claimed a lot of his productivity. So it is imperative that the 2014-15 season is a good one for Deron, who has to prove...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Deron Williams responds to Kobe Bryant shooting critique

Kobe Bryant has always been extremely outspoken. Over the summer in a feature on the black mamba in Sports Illustrated, Bryant referenced Deron Williams’ 0-9 game against the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. It was the worst shooting performance of Williams’ career. Bryant said Williams, who dealt with ankle injuries all of last season...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Deron Williams: Last year 'behind us'

Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins is confident that Deron Williams will bounce back in 2014-15 following back-to-back seasons in which the three-time All-Star point guard was plagued by ankle injuries and struggled on the court as a result. "There are a lot of expectations on him," Hollins said Sunday. "I don't [know] the reasons why -- [whether it be] the status...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams on Kobe’s 0-9 Comments: I’m a F**king PG

  Ok, so let’s take a little step back here so those who missed Kobe’s initial comments can catch up. A month ago we did a story on Kobe Bryant taking a not so subtle jab at Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams. This is what he said… Gotham Chopra, the director of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, an upcoming documentary on Bryant, told a story about being with Kobe and watching...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Not 100 percent, but 20 percent better than last year

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams has struggled mightily with injuries, and he had surgery on both of his ankles after the team was eliminated from the playoffs in May. Earlier this month, Williams spoke about just how tough things were last season and how much better he feels now. On Friday at media day, he added some math to the equation: If I was a Nets fan, I guess I'd...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin ‘Everyday I See My Dream’ Sculpture

“Linsanity” started when Jeremy Lin came in off the bench against the then-New Jersey Nets, and dropped 25 points on the team’s all-star point-guard Deron Williams and his team. After Lin’s perfect breakthrough lay-up draws an “and one” foul from his opponent, he is excited and overwhelmed by his performance, pumps his fist into the air and lets out a roar, as if declaring...
Via Hooped Up
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Deron Williams begins 5 on 5 scrimmages

The Brooklyn Nets approach training camp coming off a successful 2013-2014 season in which they won 44 games and upset the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Nets were in the top half of the league in points allowed but struggled offensively, ranked 21st in scoring and 29th in assists. Guard Deron Williams can improve upon those numbers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles ‘feel good’

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams says he feels like a new man after undergoing surgery on both ankles. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday to the New York Post. “Any time that happens, that’s bad. “[Now] they feel good. I’ve been working out hard every day, getting ready to go.” Last season, Williams...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Brooklyn Nets have a shot at the Eastern Conference Title?

The Brooklyn Nets have been hanging around at the four or five seed for the past couple of years. With the loss of Paul Pierce and the beginning of a new LeBron James based super team it may be difficult this year, but Nets fans should keep their hopes high. The East will be a little bit tougher to come out of this year with teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, and...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Surprised by Jason Kidd’s Exit, Hasn’t Spoken to Him Since

After a rough start to his coaching career, Jason Kidd was finally getting the hang of things, turning the Brooklyn Nets into a playoff threat by season’s end. And then left for the Milwaukee Bucks. It appears as though Deron Williams was just as shocked as we were by his departure. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, D.Will was “surprised” by Kidd’s Nets exit and hasn’t...
Via Basketball Bicker
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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