Category: Deron Williams

P.J. Carlesimo: I Don’t Think the Miami Heat are Unbeatable in the Playoffs

Monday, April 15th, 2013

With the New York Knicks' recent streak and the Miami Heat the prevailing favorites in the East, the Brooklyn Nets are flying under the radar as we near the start of the NBA playoffs. Head coach P.J. Carlesimo says it's not enough that his team has simply made the playoffs ...

Brooklyn Nets Top New York Knicks in First Meeting Since the Move

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy delayed the first meeting in Brooklyn between the Nets and Knicks, but that didn't stop the two teams from putting on a show when they finally got to play on Monday night. The hometown Nets finally have a hometown crowd and it helped them prevail in overtime in ...

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban: Everything Is Going According to Plan

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

To most onlookers, what has happened in Dallas since the Mavericks won the NBA Championship has been mind-boggling. There's been plenty of chatter about how owner Mark Cuban blew up a championship team heading into last year, and that he missed out on the courting of Dallas native Deron Williams. Cuban, ...

Nets GM Billy King on Adding Talent Around Deron Williams: “We Weren’t Going to Rebuild, We Were Going to Try to Do Something Special”

Monday, July 16th, 2012

The Brooklyn Nets couldn't find a way to get star center Dwight Howard on their roster. That didn't keep them from vastly improving their team, however, this offseason. The Nets landed Joe Johnson in a trade, signed free agent Gerald Wallace, re-signed Brook Lopez and convinced Deron Williams to stay ...

Even Without Dwight Howard, Avery Johnson Believes the Nets Are a Top-Four Team in the East

Friday, July 13th, 2012

The Nets won 46 games combined in Avery Johnson's first two seasons with the team in New Jersey. Now in Brooklyn, Johnson says the organization feels that it is their time. And that is despite the fact that they weren't able to acquire Orlando center Dwight Howard this week. Johnson, the ...

Dirk Nowitzki On The Possibility Of Mavs Signing Deron Williams: “I think we have as good of a shot as Brooklyn has.”

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The Dallas Mavericks made some tough decisions this season in order to free up some cap space for free agency. The Mavs said goodbye to some key players on their championship squad such as Tyson Chandler and J.J. Barea. It's been the worst kept secret in the NBA that Mark ...

Brett Yormark: “We wanted to bring a good product to Brooklyn. This team is bigger than one particular player.”

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The New Jersey Nets have officially ended a 35-year run in New Jersey as of Monday night with a 105-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. The next stop for the Nets will be Brooklyn in the new Barclays Center. As the Nets prepared for their move to Brooklyn the thought ...

Deron Williams Believes Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double was More Impressive than his 57-Point Game

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

It was an incredible day for NBA point guards on Sunday, led by the monster performances of Rajon Rondo and Deron Williams. Rondo compiled 18 points, 20 assists and a career-high 17 rebounds in an overtime victory over the New York Knicks. The last player to achieve this remarkable triple-double ...

Kris Humprhies Embraces Negative Reaction on the Road, then Silences Those Critics

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

It's hard to argue that the New Jersey Nets shouldn't be getting booed. They've won 10 of 34 games heading into their final contest before the All-Star break tonight against Orlando. That said, it doesn't seem to make a whole lot of sense that Kris Humphries has been the target ...

Avery Johnson on Deron Williams: “He told us he loves what we are doing. He is excited about where we are going.”

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

The New Jersey Nets are fighting through a slew of injuries this season [Brook Lopez, Marshon Brooks, Damion James, Mehmet Okur], yet are finding ways to compete each and every night. The Nets win over the Sixers on the road last week was valid proof of this fact. Avery Johnson ...