Coming off a subpar regular season by his standards, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams said he was “motivated” going into the 2013-14 playoffs. It showed in Game 1 of his team’s first-round Eastern Conference postseason series with the Toronto Raptors. Deron Williams #8 PGBrooklyn Nets 2014 STATS GM64 PPG14.3 RPG2.6 APG6.1 FG%.450 FT%.801 Williams scored 11 of his team-high tying 24 points in the first quarter, galvanizing the Nets in their 94-87 victory over the Raptors on Saturday afternoon at Air Canada Centre.
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