Category: Deron Williams

NBA Rumors: Deron Williams on Likelihood of Staying with New Jersey Nets Long Term: “I’d probably say like 90%. My plan is to stay.”

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

One of the primary points of contention and emphasis during the NBA lockout was what to do, if anything, about implementing structural changes that in effect blocked superstar players from teaming up to make "super teams." With the rumors swirling about Chris Paul and the Knicks, and Dwight Howard essentially ...

NBA Rumors: Billy King on the Nets Landing Dwight Howard, “I have not had a conversation with Orlando in about a year.”

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The NBA lockout may not officially be over just yet, and training camps have yet to open, but the rumor mill is already circulating in full force. Over the weekend the New York press started beating the drum of Chris Paul going to the Knicks. Now the story picking up ...

Deron Williams and the Streaking Nets Look to Remain Hot Against Chicago, Continue Climbing Eastern Conference Standings

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Talk about a trade that's paid immediate dividends. Since trading for All Star point guard Deron Williams, the New Jersey Nets  suddenly look like, well, a professional basketball team. The Nets  have won five in a row heading into tonight's contest against the Chicago Bulls, and believe it or not, ...

Deron Williams Non-Committal About His Future in New Jersey

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The fate of the New Jersey Nets and whether or not they are relevant by the time they get to Brooklyn is now on the shoulders of Deron Williams. After missing out on some of the big-name free agents this offseason (unless you consider Travis Outlaw, Anthony Morrow, Johan Petro, ...

Utah Jazz GM Decides Keeping Deron Williams Isn’t Worth The Risk

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Deron Williams simply wasn't worth the risk, and it didn't have anything to do with the fact that he didn't seem to get along with former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan. It had much more to do with his current contract. Williams had one year left on his three-year deal, one ...

Lack of Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Keep New Jersey From Making Blockbuster Deal

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

If at first one blockbuster trade does not succeed, try try again. At least that appears to be the philosophy of the New Jersey Nets. The Nets, and general manager Billy King, were once hopeful they'd find a way to bring in Carmelo Anthony from Denver. Then the team declared itself ...

Al Jefferson Couldn’t Be Happier To Follow Malone And Boozer

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Who would you rather have on your NBA team for the next five years, Carlos Boozer or Al Jefferson? Assuming similar health for both, the obvious answer is Al Jefferson . They're numbers are actually eerily similar, even down to the amount of time they have missed in the last ...

The Utah Jazz Are Playing Some Great Basketball

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Since January 9th, the Utah Jazz have won seventeen of their last twenty games and are now within one game of the division-leading Denver Nuggets.  That probably comes as a surprise to you because the three and four-letter networks never seem to show them love.  The headlines are always dominated ...

Deron Williams And The Jazz Head In To The All Star Break With A Full Head Of Steam

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Don't look now Western Conference, but here come the Utah Jazz. After starting the year off sluggishly, the Jazz have roared back in to contention with 13 wins in their past 14 contests, including a 9 game win streak that was snapped earlier this week by the defending champion Lakers. ...

Deron Williams On His Injured Ankle: “I don’t think it’s ever going to be great, ever again.”

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

You don't really think of drama when you think of the Utah Jazz. Instead, stability and consistency usually comes to mind. That's mostly the product of having the same coach, Jerry Sloan, for so many years and the style of play that he has implemented in Salt Lake City. This ...