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DERON WILLIAMS RUMORS

Nets project as fifth-worst team in NBA

Just about no one thinks the Nets are going to be any good this year. Coming off just a 38-win season, Brooklyn lost Deron Williams, and though it brought in some decent young talent, it didn't exactly replace any of its missing pieces. Sports Illustrated apparently agrees with the general consensus, ranking the Nets as the fifth-worst team in the league heading into the year, giving...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Deron Williams Make the Dallas Mavericks a Title Contender?

Deron Williams wasn’t happy playing for the Brooklyn Nets. So, instead of completing the final two seasons of his contract, the point guard accepted a buyout and soon agreed to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Per ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, Dallas coach Rick Carlisle was excited about the addition. He said of Williams: “I’m a longtime fan. When this situation popped up, it was...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets teammate asked media to take it easy on fragile Deron Williams

Deron Williams’ time with the Brooklyn Nets has come to an end, but the stories about how negatively things went with him are still trickling out. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reports that Williams had such a fragile psyche in his final season with the team that a teammate asked a media...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The fallout of the Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams buyout

Deron Williams’ time in a Brooklyn Nets uniform is officially over after the Friday buyout of the former franchise player. It didn’t take long for Williams to move on as he quickly signed a deal to join the Dallas Mavericks as they continue to regroup after the DeAndre Jordan fiasco. The Nets meanwhile have moved in a new direction and here are a few short and long term ramifications...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets reach buyout agreement with Deron Williams

Early Friday morning, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that the Brooklyn Nets were working on a buyout agreement with guard Deron Williams. Williams, who has struggled a great deal since coming over from the Utah Jazz during the 2010-11 campaign, reportedly wants to join his home-town Dallas Mavericks. NBA.com’s David Aldridge is now indicating that the two sides have come to terms...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deron Williams was restrained from going after coach

The same day a report emerged that Deron Williams wants out of Brooklyn, we’re learning that he had a major conflict with Nets coach Lionel Hollins. According to the New York Daily News’ Stefan Bondy, Williams had to be restrained from going after Hollins around the All-Star break: Around AS break, sources say Deron Williams...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams reportedly seeking release, wants to sign with Mavericks

Deron Williams wants to play for the Dallas Mavericks, and it sounds like the interest is mutual. Marc Stein of ESPN reports that Williams has been in talks with the Brooklyn Nets about getting out of his contract so he can join the Mavericks, who are his hometown team. Williams and the Nets have been...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deron Williams seeks release from Nets to join Mavs

It’s not a secret that the Brooklyn Nets have been attempting to trade high-priced point guard Deron Williams. The 31-year-old guard has struggled a great deal since joining Brooklyn and is due $43.3 million over the next two seasons—two factors that has made it incredibly hard for the Nets to trade him. Williams, who has seen his career hit a standstill with Brooklyn, is now...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets believe they can trade Deron Williams

It just remains to be seen whether that market includes much more than a pair of old jockstraps and some other dirty laundry. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN New York reported on Monday that the Brooklyn Nets believe there is a trade market for point guard Deron Williams, who has been an underwhelming presence for the team since being acquired from the Utah Jazz in February of 2011. ...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings, Nets talking Deron Williams trade

The Brooklyn Nets have admitted their efforts to become a contender did not work out as planned, and now they are trying to rebuild and trade away some of their pieces. The Nets reportedly have made Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and Deron Williams available for trade, and Williams sounds like one of the players who...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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