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Ian Eagle: Nets may "decide to cut bait and move on without Deron Williams"

In an extraordinary and telling interview with WFAN's Evan Roberts Monday, Ian Eagle said that of the team's two highest paid players, the one likely to be back was Joe Johnson and not Deron Williams.  The team, he believes, will try to trade him, but if that doesn't work, "just decide they've got to cut bait and move on without him." Roberts did not press Eagle on what that meant, nor did Eagle volunteer any explanation. It was part of a subtle but scathing critique of Williams, extraordinary for a team announcer talking about a franchise player. "As they look at their team in regards to...
NetsDaily Jun 29, 2015

Is there a market for Deron Williams? Nets seem to think there is

For months, as Deron Williams production waxed and waned, its inconsistency only highlighted by his 35-point performance in Game 4 of the playoffs, trade scenarios have been batted around.  Deron to Sacramento, Deron back to Utah, Deron across the river to New York, their credibility strained by the realization that he is getting worse. With $43.2 million left on his max contract, D-Will in the words of his coach is no longer a franchise player. "He's a good player, he's a solid player, but I don't think he's a franchise player anymore. That's just my opinion. He's a good player," said...

Report: A trade market for Deron Williams? Would hometown Mavericks be interested?

Point guard Deron Williams turned down an offer to join his hometown Dallas Mavericks in 2012, choosing to stay with the Brooklyn Nets. Now he might be available again. ESPN New York reported Ohm Youngmisuk reported on Twitter: Sources say …
NetsDaily Jun 23, 2015

SB Nation NBA Mock Draft: We have traded Deron Williams to the Utah Jazz

We were asked to take part in SB Nation's NBA Mock Draft and, well, this is what we did. We've done it, friends. The team here at NetsDaily has traded the 29th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft along with Deron Williams and the $43-plus million on his contract, over the next two seasons, to the Utah Jazz for the 42nd pick in the 2015 Draft, the Jazz's 2017 first-round pick, the New York Knicks 2nd-round pick in 2017 and $3 million in cash. Again, the deal is: Jazz get: 29th pick in 2015 NBA Draft and Deron Williams. Nets get: 42nd pick in 2015, Jazz's 1st-round pick in 2017, Knicks 2nd-round pick...
New York Daily News Jun 3, 2015
Nets GM says team not preparing to buy out Deron's contract

Nets GM says team not preparing to buy out Deron's contract

Deron Williams is not a franchise player for the Nets. Lionel Hollins made that clear last month.
New York Post Jun 3, 2015

Nets won’t cut Deron Williams to get out of luxury tax bind

For months, the Nets have said — both privately and publicly — they don’t want to pay the luxury tax next season. But, if their summer goes as planned, they...
NetsDaily Jun 3, 2015

Billy King says Nets will not 'buy out' Deron Williams

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 "stretch provision" on the team's point guard. Will #Nets buyout or stretch Deron Williams? Billy King on the record says no. — Mike Mazzeo (@MazzESPN) June 3, 2015 Billy King says zero chance Nets will stretch or buy out Deron Williams. — devin kharpertian (@uuords) June 3, 2015 There it...

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