Deron Williams RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nets' Williams: Everybody's 'written me off'

    ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams said he does not think he has much pressure on himself heading into this season. "Everybody's pretty much written me off," Williams told the team's official website. "People say I'm never gonna be like I once was. I'm on the downhill. And so what..." October 29

  • Nets' Deron Williams: 'I can actually run, cut, jump, so it's different'

    CBSSports.com "Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams has been rather quotable lately, telling reporters that he has high expectations, he's feeling like himself again and he is ready to remind people how good he once was. From the team's official site: By the end of last season, Williams admitted he'd..." October 29

  • Nets’ Deron Williams: Trip to China will help team bond

    New York Post "After making it through their exhibition opener Tuesday night in Brooklyn without incident, the Nets boarded a 15-hour flight for China on Wednesday and will spend the next week continuing their preseason preparations on the other side of the world and while sharing some extra time with one..." October 09

  • Deron Williams and Kobe Bryant engage in an unlikely war of words

    Crossover Chronicles "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..." September 30

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

    CBSSports.com "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..." September 26

  • Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles finally feel good

    New York Post "Three months after undergoing surgery on both ankles, Deron Williams feels like a new man. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday at his charity dodgeball tournament in Manhattan, which benefited his Point of Hope Foundation. “Any..." September 17

  • Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles finally feel good

    New York Post "Three months after undergoing surgery on both ankles, Deron Williams feels like a new man. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday at his charity dodgeball tournament in Manhattan, which benefited his Point of Hope Foundation. “Any..." September 16

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    devin kharpertian @uuords

    Deron says he hasn't talked to Jason Kidd since Kidd left the Nets.

  • Lionel Hollins excited about the progress made by Deron Williams and Brook Lopez

    Newsday "The excitement in Lionel Hollins' voice was easily detectable, a sign of the healthy progress of his two key cogs. Deron Williams and Brook Lopez are coming off surgery, both apparently on track to be ready when training camp begins next month, and Hollins couldn't be more pleased. Lopez..." August 07

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    .@bkdefend Nets GM Billy King says Brook and Deron have both seen the Dr. recently..Deron is out of the boot #Nets -LR

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    devin kharpertian @uuords

    Nets announce Deron Williams had successful surgery today on both ankles.

  • Deron Williams will Undergo Surgery on Both Ankles

    NBA.com "Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams is scheduled to undergo surgery on both ankles on Tuesday, May 27, General Manager Billy King announced today. The surgery will be performed by Nets’ foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Martin O’Malley. “Deron will undergo surgery on both ankles next Tuesday,” said..." May 22

  • Nets consider trading Deron Williams

    Bleacher Report "The number always overshadowed the names—$190 million worth of grand expectations, a lavish investment in instant gratification. That was the price the Brooklyn Nets would pay, in salaries and luxury taxes, after acquiring Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett last summer in a bold play to become title..." May 17

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Deron Williams said surgery on both of his ankles is a possibility this offseason.

  • Nets' Deron Williams battling hard, despite sore ankles

    Newark Star-Ledger "As Jason Kidd tinkered with his roster again Monday night, rotating five-man alignments and swapping players readily, the Nets’ game plan — geared at keeping the powerful Miami Heat on their heels — revolved around point guard Deron Williams. In a 102-96 loss, Williams time and again pounded..." May 14

  • D-Will got the headlines, but Kevin Garnett equally bad for Nets

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Garnett looks old. The mind is still willing — watch him “assistant coaching” during time outs and you can tell he knows the game and he still has a passion for it — but the flesh is weak. He does not cover ground on defensive rotations like the 2008 KG. He misses shots that used to be..." May 10

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Deron Williams said he had "an injection" on his left ankle after Game 6. Said it knocked out the swelling and it feels pretty good.

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Deron Williams (right patella tendinitis) will sit tonight.

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    Deron Williams will be in the lineup tonight at Charlotte. Marcus Thornton is a GTD

  • Deron Williams ‘knows better’ than to bring his gun to NY

    New York Post "Don’t expect Deron Williams to make the same mistake Raymond Felton did. “I got my license to carry in like 26 states, but I’m not bringing my gun to New York City,” Williams said before the Nets practiced at UCLA on Tuesday and before they traveled up the coast for Wednesday night’s game with..." February 26

  • Special bone treatment helps Nets’ Deron Williams

    New York Post "Deron Williams has looked like a different player since the All-Star break, and says he has a secret weapon that has helped make it happen. “Secret stuff,” he said with a smile before Tuesday’s Nets practice. “Double secret stuff. “I’m working with an osteopath. He’s been manipulating my..." February 26

  • Jason Kidd challenges Deron Williams, Nets coach takes on point guard in practice session

    New York Daily News "Don't let the tight suit fool you: Jason Kidd can still ball and still has those juices flowing. During another disappointing and injury-riddled season for Deron Williams, Kidd stepped on the court and went head-to-head with the point guard in a spirited exchange at a recent practice, a source..." February 18

  • Nets’ Deron Williams looking to regain All-Star form

    New York Post "After making three consecutive All-Star games, Deron Williams had grown accustomed to being part of that elite group. Now, for the second straight year, the Nets’ often-injured guard will be on the outside looking in. For Williams, the past season-and-a-half has been maddening. It’s not missing..." February 12

  • Deron Williams: "I don't see us making any moves" at the trade deadline

    Nets Daily "The NBA trade deadline is just two weeks away -- officially, February 20 at 3:00 PM EST -- and while the Brooklyn Nets are underachieving, at 22-25 on the season, good for 7th in the Eastern Conference, point guard Deron Williams doesn't seem to think that this team will make a trade at the..." February 08

  • Deron eager to turn Nets’ injury-riddled season around

    New York Post "This season has been such a struggle for Deron Williams, that when the three-time All-Star actually hits clutch shots in the fourth quarter, has a good game, takes over down the stretch — you know, all the things Brooklyn expected when it paid him a maximum contract — it actually becomes big..." February 06

  • Deron Williams admits his confidence level’s low

    New York Post "As the Nets milled around the visitor’s locker room inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Saturday night, preparing to go home after losing 97-96 to the Pacers, Deron Williams sat at his locker with both his feet encased in ice and a sour look on his face. After going 3-for-12 on his..." February 03

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    NetsDaily.com @NetsDaily

    Andrei Kirilenko will NOT play, Deron Williams will again come off the bench tonight vs. Thunder. #Nets http://t.co/5x1BpfVuXA

  • Kidd: Matter of time before Deron rejoins starting lineup

    New York Post "The Nets have had plenty of success with Deron Williams coming off the bench, but don’t expect it to last forever. Williams has spent the last five games coming off the bench — the first games he has played without being a starter since his rookie season in Utah — and the Nets have had success,..." January 30

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Deron Williams says he's coming off the bench tomorrow and there's no timetable for his return to the starting lineup. "Going w/ the flow."

  • Deron Williams asked to play off the bench for Nets

    SB Nation "Deron Williams has been in and out of the Brooklyn Nets lineup dealing with ankle injuries throughout the season and came off the bench Monday against the New York Knicks. Williams made the suggestion to head coach Jason Kidd, opting to keep the starting lineup intact instead of shaking up the..." January 21

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    Rod Boone @rodboone

    Jason Kidd said Deron will play today vs. #Knicks. Will end a five-game absence.

  • Deron Williams back Monday for Nets

    CBSSports.com "Williams spent a week in a boot, and had cortisone injections on top of PRP plasma treatment. He's had trouble with the ankle since the 2012 Olympics when he suffered the injury. Team USA officialls said his weight may have contributed to it. Williams had similar treatment on the ankle last..." January 19

  • Deron Williams returning to Nets soon

    New York Post "The streaking Nets soon could be getting reinforcements. Deron Williams sat out the last five games — including staying home rather than traveling with the Nets for Thursday’s 127-110 win over the Hawks — following the latest issues with his troublesome ankles. But both general manager..." January 17

  • Kidd glad Deron Williams stayed home to rest ankles

    New York Post "Deron Williams had hoped to make a return trip to London for the Nets’ game Thursday against the Hawks at O2 Arena, where Williams claimed his second gold medal as part of the U.S. national team at the 2012 Olympics. But Nets coach Jason Kidd said the team made the prudent decision in having..." January 15

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    Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

    #Nets announce Deron Williams will not travel to London for #Hawks game

  • Rockets were intrigued by D-Will, but no more

    CBSSports.com "Among the interesting tidbits floating around the D-League Showcase in Reno, Nev., this week involved the possibility of the Rockets pairing Dwight Howard with Deron Williams in Houston -- an arrangement that now seems farfetched if not impossible. Remember that the thrust of the Nets' multiple..." January 10

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Kidd says Deron is out through Saturday in Toronto, is questionable for London. Says decision will be made about London trip this weekend.

  • No timetable for D-Will's return

    ESPN New York "There is no timetable for Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams'return, according to coach Jason Kidd. “We’ll just take it day by day and see how he feels tomorrow,” Kidd said Wednesday morning. " January 08

  • Nets hope for repeat Deron revival after new ankle injections

    New York Post "The pain and frustration got to the Nets’ Deron Williams last season. Williams could not jump, he could not dunk — minor points if you hang wallpaper for a living, big deals if you play basketball. So basketball player Deron Williams sought — and found — relief in cortisone shots and platelet rich..." January 08

  • Deron Williams out Wednesday with sprained ankle

    NBA.com "Following an MRI on Monday, January 6, Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams was diagnosed with a sprained left ankle. Williams was treated with a cortisone shot in the ankle joint, as well as platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections into the lateral ligaments of the ankle. In addition, Williams..." January 07

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Deron Williams is out tonight.

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    Game update: Deron Williams (left ankle) is a game time decision tonight vs Atlanta. #Nets

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Deron Williams confirmed that he's dealing with an injury but didn't want to discuss it. It's clearly affecting his game.

  • Time for Nets to Consider Trading Deron Williams?

    Bleacher Report "Trading Deron Williams could save the Brooklyn Nets. To be sure, that doesn't include imminent title hopes. Those died long ago, when it first became clear Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Kidd and Williams weren't the championship composite Brooklyn hoped they would..." January 01

  • Deron Williams: 'Nightmare' season

    ESPN.com "Deron Williams is in disbelief over what has happened to the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets entered this season with championship dreams, but as Brooklyn's $98 million point guard put it, the 2013-14 campaign has quickly turned into a "nightmare." "I'm even surprised with this season, how it's..." December 26

  • When Nets don’t have Williams or Lopez (half the time), they’re 32-68

    New York Post "Ever since the Nets traded for Deron Williams in February 2011, their plan has been to build their team around Williams and an All-Star center. At first, that center was expected to be Dwight Howard. But once the protracted negotiations to acquire him from the Magic fell through, the Nets wound..." December 24

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    Howard Beck @HowardBeck

    Sources confirm Rox & Nets discussed swap of Lin/Asik for DWill, as reported by @NotoriousOHM. Source: "Nothing came of it. ... seems dead."

  • Deron’s play will determine Nets’ expectation level

    New York Post "Yes, even in the sparkling new Barclays Center, there was plenty of dust flittering about Tuesday night. There will be plenty more on Thursday. Throat lumps and goose bumps and all manner of sentiment were coursing through the veins of the CeltNets, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. With more to..." December 11

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Deron will start. Kidd declines to say how much either will play in terms of a minutes limit.

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Deron Williams and Paul Pierce returned to practice today. Terry and Kirilenko were out.

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