Deron Williams PG

Current Team: Dallas Mavericks

Born: Jun 26, 1984 (31 years old)

Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-3 (191cm)     Weight: 200 (91kg)

Hand: Right




Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Dallas Mavericks)

Free Agent: PO-2016; UFA-2017

Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz

Draft Entry: 2005 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2005 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 3, Utah Jazz

Pre-Draft Team: Illinois (Jr)

High School: The Colony High School [The Colony, Texas]

Deron Williams News

Deron Williams Would Like To Re-Sign With Mavs
Deron Williams will decline his $5.6 million player option for next season with the Mavs.

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Deron Williams Intends to Decline 2016-17 Player Option, Become Free Agent
Williams agreed to a buyout of the final two seasons of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets last July and signed with the Mavericks, averaging 14.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.9 rebounds per game this season.

Tim McMahon / ESPN

Deron Williams Questioned Whether He Wanted To Keep Playing Basketball
Deron Williams' seasons with the Nets were frustrating, shattering his confidence after he was unable to carry the franchise.

Michael Lee/Yahoo! Sports

Deron Williams' Struggles With Nets Both Physical, Mental
Deron Williams is getting a fresh start this season with the Mavericks.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Deron Williams Excited For Fresh Start With Mavs
Deron Williams had a difficult tenure with the Nets and is looking forward to a new beginning playing for his hometown Mavericks.

Earl K. Sneed/

Deron Williams Signs Two-Year, $10M Deal With Mavericks
Deron Williams grew up in the Dallas area and considered signing with the franchise in 2012.

RealGM Staff Report

Deron Williams, Nets Agree Upon Buyout; Will Sign With Mavs
Deron Williams will sign a two-year, $5 million deal with the Mavericks.

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Deron Williams Discusses Buyout With Nets, Wants To Play For Mavs
Deron Williams has two seasons and $43.3 million remaining on his contract with the Nets.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Nets Won't Waive Deron Williams Using Buyout Or Stretch Provision
Billy King said the Nets will not waive Deron Williams through a buyout or stretch provision.

Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

Nets Not Interested In Using Stretch Provision On Deron Williams
Deron Williams has not been as productive as the Nets were expecting when they re-signed him on a max contract in 2013.

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Hollins: Deron Williams No Longer Franchise Player
Deron Williams is owed $21 million next season and $22.3 million in 2016-17, assuming he does not opt out of the final year of his contract.

Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

Paul Pierce Believes Deron Williams Didn't Want MVP Pressure, Nets' Vets Lacked Drive
Paul Pierce believes the Nets' veterans lacked the drive to elevate the team with he and Kevin Garnett as older players.

Jackie MacMullan/ESPN

Deron Williams Out Indefinitely With Rib Fracture
The Nets will reevaluate Deron Williams' injury in one week.

RealGM Staff Report

Nets, Kings Cool Trade Talks With Mason Plumlee Not Available
The Kings hoped being willing to take on Deron Williams would help get a deal done for Mason Plumlee.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Kings, Nets Discussing Deron Williams Trade
The Kings and Nets are discussing a deal centered on Deron Williams.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Nets Make Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Joe Johnson Available
The Nets hope to eventually to construct a deal or two that bring back sufficient talent that enables them to remain a playoff team.

Marc Stein, Ohm Youngmisuk/ESPN

Deron Williams, Stephen Curry Named NBA Players Of Week
Deron Williams led the Nets to a 3-1 week.

RealGM Staff Report

Deron Williams: Haven't Spoken To Jason Kidd Since He Left Nets
Deron Williams and Jason Kidd had a close relationship at one point.

Tim Bontemps/New York Post

Deron Williams Finds Living In New York 'Challenging'
Deron Williams has lived in the New York area since 2011 when he was traded to the Nets by the Jazz, but he recently expressed being displeased with his life in the area.

Charles Curtis/Star-Ledger

Deron Williams Undergoes Successful Surgery On Both Ankles
Deron Williams is expected to be back for the beginning of training camp.

RealGM Staff Report

Deron Williams To Undergo Surgery On Both Ankles
Deron Williams appeared in 64 games this season.

RealGM Staff Report

Team USA Announces 28-Man Initial Roster
Team USA announced their 28-man initial roster for 2014-2016.

RealGM Staff Report

Deron Williams Plans To Return From Ankle Injuries On Monday
Deron Williams has missed five games since undergoing cortisone shots and platelet-rich plasma injections in both of his ankles.

Ohm Youngmisuk/ESPN

Rockets No Longer Interested In Trading For Deron Williams
The Rockets are no longer interested in dealing for Deron Williams due to his health.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Deron Williams Receives Cortisone Shot, PRP In Left Ankle
Deron Williams is currently in a walking boot and will be re-evaluated at the end of the week.

RealGM Staff Report

Deron Williams Doesn't Foresee Trades, Believes Current Nets Must Turn Around Season
The Nets have lost six of their past seven games.

Tim Bontemps/New York Post

Deron Williams: Nets' Season 'Like A Nightmare'
Jason Kidd benched his starters late in Wednesday's loss.

Filip Bondy/New York Daily News

Rockets, Nets Briefly Discussed Deron Williams For Asik, Lin Trade
The Nets and Rockets discussed a trade of Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik for Deron Williams.

Ohm Youngmisuk/ESPN

Deron Williams Enters Camp Slimmer, Acknowledges Weight Was Issue Last Season
It is subjective whether Deron Williams' extra weight contributed last season's ankle injury.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

Deron Williams In Walking Boot With Sprained Ankle, Bone Bruise
Deron Williams is expected to be ready for the Nets' training camp.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

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