Early on in the season, Deron Williams was somewhat critical of the coaching style used by Avery Johnson. We all know how that ended: Johnson was fired a few after Williams voiced his concerns. But good thing for P.J. Carlesimo that Williams is on his side so far. He’s been great for us so far, [...]
The new year has been very kind to Deron Williams so far, as the Nets PG has played his best basketball of the season in a 4-0 stretch that began on Jan. 1. In that time, he is averaging 20 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists while shooting...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Deron Williams scored 22 points, Andray Blatche contributed 20 points off the bench and Reggie Evans swept a career-high 23 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets crushed the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-89, Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Show More Summary
As the NBA relies more and more on overpowering point guards in the Chris Paul/Deron Williams mold, college basketball’s best floor leaders get a bigger share of the spotlight. The best of the bunch can take over games by themselves, setting up teammates while also nailing key shots in their own right. Show More Summary
Chris Paul is, arguably, considered the best point guard in the NBA right now. But why is he worthy of this honor? What separates Paul from other elite point guards like Rajon Rondo, Deron Williams and Russell Westbrook? Paul's statShow More Summary
Nets 110, Thunder 93 Before we make too much out of this surprising Nets victory, it's important to note that they hit a lot of shots they had been missing earlier in the season. Joe Johnson, in particular, was red-hot, and expecting...Show More Summary
Deron Williams has been the topic of much controversy thus far in the 2012-13 season, and a ton of the blame for the inconsistencies of the Brooklyn Nets has been placed on his shoulders. Williams has indeed been a problem for the Nets—for various different reasons. Show More Summary
According to Roderick Boone of Newsday.com, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams has hit his boiling point. The source of his frustration is not the recent happenings with Avery Johnson, but instead his individual struggles. Yet another episode in which D-Will has failed to understand what is holding him back. Show More Summary
The matchup between the Nets’ Deron Williams and Thunder star Russell Westbrook tonight should be a battle between two of the elite point guards in the NBA. But given the way Williams has performed this season, it’s hard to argue more than one elite point guard will take the floor tonight at Chesapeake Energy Arena. “I don’t [...]
Earlier this week, the Brooklyn Nets ousted head coach Avery Johnson (via ESPN New York). This comes after the Nets had lost 10 of their previous 13 games and Johnson had lost control of point guard Deron Williams. In turn, D-Will continued to pad his reputation as the NBA's most toxic coach killer. Show More Summary
Yes, it's still raining bricks on Deron Williams.
Deron Williams doesn’t deserve to be called a ‘superstar’ – Part 2 According to Deron Williams, Avery Johnson’s system did not allow him to play more pick and rolls, as he used to do back in Utah Jazz under Jerry Sloan’s flex system....Show More Summary
Deron Williams doesn’t deserve to be called a ‘superstar’ There are some players in the league who are billed as superstars and they go on to win laurels for themselves and their team. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Derricks Rose, Chris Paul and Kevin Durant are some of the most prominent ones in that category. Show More Summary
Deron Williams reiterates he had nothing to do with Avery Johnson’s firing – NBA Update Before tonight’s win against the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, the Brooklyn Nets has lost five of their last six and ten of their last 13 games and the...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Backed by a resurgent Deron Williams with 19 points and Brook Lopez with 26 points and 11 rebounds, the Nets crushed the Bobcats 97-81, sending Charlotte to its 17th-straight defeat. In P.J. Carlesimo's coaching debut for the Nets (15-14), they were never really challenged.
Move over Dwight Howard, Deron Williams is now laying claim to both your throne and tiara as the NBA's biggest diva. Harsh? Perhaps. Completely unfounded? Absolutely not. Not after the Brooklyn Nets fired Avery Johnson the way they did and certainly not after Williams reacted as he did. Show More Summary
Point guard Deron Williams said Friday that he did not quit on Avery Johnson, but he did accept some responsibility for the Nets' poor play recently.