Pro Basketball Talk "It seems like Deron Williams has been battling injuries since he was traded from Utah. Frankly, even before that, but things caught up with him a little in Brooklyn, particularly with his ankles. Dallas was going to be a fresh start, and Williams is playing pretty well — 12.8 points per game..." November 06
There's a growing hope that the @DallasMavs may have Wesley Matthews, Chandler Parsons and Deron Williams available Sunday vs. the Lakers.
ESPN "The Dallas Mavericks' starting backcourt sat out Thursday night's 104-88 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Point guard Deron Williams was out because of a left knee injury he suffered in the season-opening win over the Phoenix Suns. The team initially called the injury a contusion but said..." October 30
Newsday "Joe Johnson couldn't believe the guy who served as the face of the Nets wanted to split town that badly. Deron Williams agreed to a buyout of his contract in July, freeing him up to sign with his hometown Dallas Mavericks once he cleared waivers, and Johnson was surprised that he elected to..." September 30
New York Post "Most NBA players and coaches – players and coaches from all sports, really – try to pretend they never hear anything that’s said about their team by fans and media. But Nets coach Lionel Hollins isn’t one to waste time pretending, and had no trouble admitting he’s heard the many people who have..." September 17
CBS Sports "Deron Williams has had unceremonious ends to his tenures with the Utah Jazz and Brooklyn Nets. Back in 2011, Utah shocked the NBA world when it traded Williams to the Nets for a package centered around then-rookie Derrick Favors. Williams then lashed out at the media for suggesting he had a role..." September 10
New York Post "Jarrett Jack has heard the talk about how weak the Nets will be at point guard this season. He has heard about how he and the rest of the team’s floor generals will be among the biggest reasons the Nets are unlikely to make the playoffs. Though Jack is more than confident he will be able to..." September 02
Mavs encouraged by what they've seen from Deron Williams in informal AAC workouts. Looks lean and quick. Knows he has a lot to prove.
CBS Sports "When the Brooklyn Nets waived guard Deron Williams, it was reported that they did not intend to trade Joe Johnson, whose name had been linked to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies. Now, NetsDaily is reporting that the Nets "were never aggressively marketing" Johnson, and they expect him..." August 01
Deron Williams is officially a member of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban announces on Cyber Dust.
ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King on Saturday night said "it was just time" for point guard Deron Williams to depart after more than four seasons with the team. "I think we both made it work -- tried to make it work -- I think we had some great moments with him," King said, speaking..." July 12
The Nets have officially waived Deron Williams
ESPN "Former All-Star point guard Deron Williams is in talks with the Brooklyn Nets about securing his potential release this offseason to clear the way for Williams to sign with his hometown Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that the Nets, whose well-chronicled..." July 11
CBS Sports "According to NBA.com's David Aldridge, Deron Williams has reached a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Williams spent the past five seasons with the Nets but recently requested to be released so he could join his hometown Dallas Mavericks. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, Williams will get..." July 11
According to @CAGrizBeat, Williams-Hollins "altercation" happened morning of Memphis loss 2/10. He had 8pts total in previous 3gms (78mins)
The Nets and Deron Williams have reached a buyout agreement, per source.
New York Post "After an eventful opening two days of free agency — re-signing Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, then adding Shane Larkin and Thomas Robinson — the Nets appear to be headed into the holiday weekend without making any more immediate additions. It has been a productive last week-plus for the Nets,..." July 04
SB Nation "The Kings might have Deron Williams on their radar if Rajon Rondo doesn't sign with them, reports the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones. The Kings were interested in Williams last season but talks were derailed by their insistence that Mason Plumlee was included in the package, according to reports...." July 03
Nets Daily "Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King spoke with the team's beat writers on Wednesday after the third day of NBA Draft workouts. In his availability, King spoke to several issues surrounding the Nets, but made it clear on one key topic. No, the team is not looking to buy out Deron Williams, nor use the..." June 03
New York Post "Brook Lopez has been the subject of plenty of trade rumors the past few years. But after an impressive second half, the Nets have made it clear they view him as the franchise’s centerpiece moving forward. Nets general manager Billy King reaffirmed that Wednesday, saying he’s committed to..." May 07
ESPN New York "Is Deron Williams done in Brooklyn? Coming off the worst season of his career, you have to wonder. The Nets tried to trade Williams from December until the trade deadline, but were ultimately unsuccessful. They had discussions with the Kings about a package that would've sent Williams to..." May 05
New York Daily News "The sad obit of Brooklyn’s Big Three was delivered Saturday morning by Joe Johnson, the realist of the group, who sat puffy-eyed in the Nets’ practice facility with a full understanding of the circumstances. Even if the core manages another season together, Mikhail Prokhorov’s experiment..." May 03
USA Today "Lionel Hollins strode into the press conference before Game 4 between the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks and didn't wait for a query to deliver his first bit of information. "Good evening everybody. To answer the first question, my starting lineup is the same," the Nets coach said, addressing..." April 28
New York Daily News "As the latest tsunami of criticism started by Paul Pierce continues to flood Deron Williams, the Nets have been careful to protect and defend a point guard known for his crises of confidence. An unprompted Lionel Hollins took it to another level following Sunday’s film session, reprimanding the..." April 27
New York Post "Paul Pierce may have had plenty to say about the Nets, but they didn’t have much to say in response. A day after Pierce unloaded on his former team in an interview with ESPN.com, both Deron Williams and Joe Johnson — the two Nets individually singled out by Pierce — both essentially said the..." April 16
SB Nation "The Brooklyn Nets have been given two chances to solidify their spot in the playoffs. They responded with a 23-point loss to the Bucks and a 27-point loss to the Bulls. That probably doesn't surprise Paul Pierce, who called his one year with the team "horrible" in an interview with ESPN's..." April 15
New York Post "When the Nets traded for Deron Williams five years ago, they expected to have plenty of nights when he and Brook Lopez teamed up in the pick-and-roll to dominate their opponents. The Nets would have envisioned many games exactly like Monday’s victory over the Trail Blazers. Williams finished..." April 08
New York Post "As the Nets futilely tried to rally in the fourth quarter of Monday’s blowout loss to the Celtics, Thaddeus Young grabbed a rebound and fired a pass in the direction of the team’s two point guards, Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack, who were standing a couple of feet away from each other. Both..." March 25
New York Post "When the season began, the Nets had high hopes for the backcourt combination of Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack. After Jack successfully paired with Stephen Curry on the Warriors two years ago, the hope was he would be able to form a similarly successful tandem with Williams this season. But..." February 26
Nets say Deron Williams will play against the Clippers.
New York Post "Deron Williams said he only went through two plays of contact at Nets practice Thursday. Still, it was two plays of contact more than he had done in nearly a month. “It wasn’t like I did a lot,” said Williams who, because of fractured rib cartilage, will miss his 11th straight game, and 12th..." January 30
New York Post "Nets point guard Deron Williams has been ruled out of Wednesday night’s game in Sacramento, but it bodes well he made the trip out west, and the team is expected to give a medical update Wednesday. Williams has missed a half-dozen consecutive games with fractured rib cartilage. “[Williams]..." January 22
New York Post "Nets guard Deron Williams talked to the media for the first time since suffering his rib injury, saying he still has no idea when he will be back. He also acknowledged there was no chance of his playing Jan. 5 against the Mavericks despite having been listed as probable just hours before..." January 14
Nets announce Deron Williams has a rib fracture and is out indefinitely. He will be re-evaluated in one week.
Deron Williams is out for an indefinite period of time with a cartilage fracture in his 12th rib.
New York Post "Deron Williams’ latest comeback from injury lasted just four minutes. Williams, who missed Monday’s game with a sore left side, was forced out of Wednesday’s game against the Celtics after just 4:07. He didn’t play at all in the second half, and his status for Friday against the 76ers is up in..." January 08
Deron Williams is doubtful to return. Sore left side. He played four minutes. Can't catch a break with his health.
ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams and power forward Kevin Garnett will not play Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks. Williams had been listed as probable to play with a sore left side. He suffered the injury in an 88-84 loss to Miami on Sunday night, but had been hopeful he'd be..." January 05
Of Deron, Joe and Lopez, heard most likely to be moved is the point guard. Also, talks with the Kings are not dead, just in hibernation
ESPN New York "Talks between the Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets about a trade involving Nets star Deron Williams have cooled, according to league sources. Sacramento had recently initiated talks with the Nets, proposing a deal for Williams and second-year forward Mason Plumlee, who was actually the Kings'..." December 23
Yahoo! Sports "The Brooklyn Nets and Sacramento Kings are discussing a deal centered on former All-Star guard Deron Williams, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Nets have been shopping their high-priced star players, and the Kings have been probing the market for an impact point guard. No deal is..." December 21
New York Post "As reporters filed into the visiting locker room at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday following the Nets’ 105-89 loss to the Raptors, Deron Williams stopped one and asked for a copy of the stat sheet. After looking at it, and specifically at his stat line — 11 points on 5-for-15 shooting, seven..." December 19
ESPN New York "The Brooklyn Nets have begun reaching out to teams to let them know that former All-Stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson are all available via trade, ESPN.com has learned. League sources told ESPN.com that the Nets, off to a disappointing 8-11 start and looking to retool after..." December 09
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
CBS Sports "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
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
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
CBS Sports "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
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