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Deron Williams Biography

Deron Michael Williams is an American basketball player with the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In addition to the Nets, he has played for the Utah Jazz and Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League. Williams was recruited to play college basketball at the University of Illinois for the 2002–03 NCAA season by Bill Self. In his freshman year, he started 30 of 32 games and ranked third in the Big Ten Conference in assists with 4.53 per game. Williams received many awards after the 2004–05 season. Those honors include being named a consensus Second Team All American, as well as being named First Team All-Big Ten, Big Ten All-Tournament Team, and All-Final Four team. Williams was also a finalist for the Wooden Award and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Chicago Regional in the NCAA Tournament. Williams was named First-Team All-Big Ten as a sophomore in 2004 and as a junior in 2005, he led the Illini to the Final Four. Williams declared for the NBA Draft after the 2005 season. On July 11, 2012, Williams signed a five-year, $98.7 million deal to remain with the Nets. He is a three-time All-Star and was a gold medal winner at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.

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10 notable NBA players not on team rosters right now
10 notable NBA players not on team rosters right now
A list of NBA players without teams heading into the new season.
NBA Hits and Flops of the Week (7-13 March)
NBA Hits and Flops of the Week (7-13 March)
Highs and Lows from the NBA world in the past week.
Amid worst season in Brooklyn, the Nets clear house looking for a fresh start
Amid worst season in Brooklyn, the Nets clear house looking for a fresh start
Analysis of the situation in Brooklyn. How it came by? And what next?
The Best NBA Halloween Costumes
The Best NBA Halloween Costumes
The Spurs’ Popeye, Mad Hatter, Super Mario and Buzz Lightyear at their Halloween Party October 31st is celebrated as Halloween worldwide whe ...
Dallas Mavericks officially sign guard Deron Williams
Dallas Mavericks officially sign guard Deron Williams
Deron Williams joins the list of players who are looking to return to their home base after spending some time away.
Deron Williams reaches buyout agreement with Nets; looks to sign with the Mavericks
Deron Williams reaches buyout agreement with Nets; looks to sign with the Mavericks
Forget the lottery Dallas Mavericks, Deron Williams can help.
5 Best ball handlers in NBA 2K14
5 Best ball handlers in NBA 2K14
NBA 2K14 has been a huge success We will take a look at the five best ball handlers in NBA 2K14. Even though we are approaching the release of NB ...
2014 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Raptors take 3-2 leads, Rockets survive after first win at home
2014 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Raptors take 3-2 leads, Rockets survive after first win at home
2014 NBA Playoffs: Spurs and Raptors take 3-2 lead, Rockets survive after first win at home
2014 NBA Playoffs: Rockets and Bulls edge Game 3 to win their first games in the Playoffs
2014 NBA Playoffs: Rockets and Bulls edge Game 3 to win their first games in the Playoffs
2014 NBA Playoffs: Rockets and Bulls edge Game 3 to win their first games in the Playoffs
NBA: Brooklyn Nets beat LA Lakers 108-102
NBA: Brooklyn Nets beat LA Lakers 108-102
Are the Brooklyn Nets headed for the Playoffs?
Are the Brooklyn Nets headed for the Playoffs?
Unbeaten in 10 games, are the Warriors realistic championship contenders?
Unbeaten in 10 games, are the Warriors realistic championship contenders?
A take on the NBA's Christmas Day jerseys
A take on the NBA's Christmas Day jerseys
Ok, many of us are looking forward to a new, fantastic tradition that has gone on a few years now. Christmas day doesn’t just mean ugly sweaters, giving and getting gifts, and all the eggnog you can drink anymore. Now, … Continue reading →
Hoopster Deron Williams to return for Brooklyn Nets
Hoopster Deron Williams to return for Brooklyn Nets
Nets may start NBA season without Deron Williams
Nets may start NBA season without Deron Williams
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