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Trial 44 Minute Game Tested, Boston Celtics @ Brooklyn Nets

After much speculation on how the shortened game time would effect the game it was finally put to a test yesterday. In Boston, they wanted to see how much the 44 Minute game time would effect not only the playing time of each player but the amount of points scored in games. Players who benefit the most out of the 11 minute quarters are your run of the mill big power forwards, such...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Are They Today? The 2005 Fighting Illini

The 2014-2015 college basketball season is less than three weeks away from tipping off, but before becoming absorbed in the new season, it’s time to check up on the whereabouts of some Illini legends: The 2005 Fighting Illini.  Deron Williams In terms of a basketball career, Deron Williams has been far and away the most successful member of the 2005 Fighting Illini team. Williams...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Advises Players to Start Saving Money for Lockout

The NBA announced a new $24 billion television rights deal with ESPN and Turner that’s likely to cause another work stoppage at some point in the future. Players no longer want to hear NBA owners whining about losing money.  Nets point guard and Player rep Deron Williams is warning players to start saving their money in lieu of a future lockout. “I think it’s going in pretty...
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams and other players expect another NBA lockout

Deron Williams thinks the new T.V. deal is going to lead to a lockout Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams was asked if he was looking forward to the open market after the NBA announced it had signed a 9-year extension worth $24 billion. Williams said he’s not excited for the open market because he feels the new extension is going to lead to another potential lockout.   Was...
Via Pass The Pill
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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
23 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
23 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
24 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
September 18, 2014  |  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...
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Nets Trade Deron Williams?

Deron Williams, the guy the Nets inked to a max contract just two years ago, was a complete disaster in the 2013-2014 season. His per game averages took major dips, and the guy who was once thought to be the best point guard in the NBA was nowhere to be seen. His fan-base has dwindled as a lot of people have lost all faith in him as a franchise player. Things couldn't possibly...
Via Nets Take Over
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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