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GIFs / Dec 11, 2014 / 1:30 pm

GIF: Derrick Rose Freezes Deron Williams With Sick Hesitation, Gets Layup

Deron Williams, Derrick Rose

Remember Derrick Rose, 2011 MVP? If not, here’s a helpful refresher. Watch the Chicago Bulls superstar use his elite blend of athleticism and ballhandling prowess to freeze Deron Williams with a nasty hesitation dribble and blow by him for a layup up at the rim. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 9, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Report: Nets Are Shopping Stars, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams & Brook Lopez

Joe Johnson, Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets are off to an 8-11 start this season, which is a far cry from title contention — a supposed goal when owner Mikhail Prokhorov moved the team to Brooklyn. They’re still in better shape than last season’s calamitous 10-21 start under now-departed coach Jason Kidd — who is working wonders in Milwaukee. Despite a better opening to the season, sources tell ESPN.com the Nets have made stars Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson available in trade talks, as an attempt to retool, but without sacrificing wins. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Photos: LeBron, Kyrie, KG Wear “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts Before Cavs-Nets

LeBron James

NBA players are taking a stand. After Derrick Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt on Saturday in support of Eric Garner and protests related to recent police killings, other players are following suit tonight. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Garnett, and more all donned the tees prior to Monday’s matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 18, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Video: Shabazz Napier Turns Deron Williams Backwards

Shabazz Napier, Deron Williams

Ater battling ankle injuries the last couple seasons, Deron Williams started the 2014-15 claiming he was fully healthy and back to all-star form. We’re not sure he can say the same thing about his ankles after Shabazz Napier got done crossing him up during 95-83 Heat win in Brooklyn last night. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 13, 2014 / 11:15 am

GIF: Eric Bledsoe Crosses Up D-Will & Switches Hands Mid-Air For Layup

Brook Lopez, Eric Bledsoe, Deron Williams

Bench guards Gerald Green and Isaiah Thomas led the Suns to a 112-104 win over the visiting Nets last night with 28 and 21 points, respectively. Because they were playing so well, Eric Bledsoe played less than half the game. Still, on this high screen by Markieff Morris, his move on Deron Williams and mid-air switching of hands was borderline Jordanesque. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 10, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Nets’ Deron Williams Named Players Of The Week

Deron Williams, Stephen Curry

As one point guard continues his ascent up the superstar ranks, another is fighting his way to get back there at all. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week for games played between Monday, November 3 and Sunday, November 9. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Nov 10, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Healthy Deron Williams Has His Confidence Back: “People Can’t Guard Me”

Deron Williams, Carmelo Anthony

For ardent NBA followers like us, there’s little more satisfying than when a player overcomes a spate of injuries to regain the level of play that most assumed was unattainable. Just imagine how Deron Williams must feel, then. After claiming all offseason that chronic ankle issues were finally behind him, the Brooklyn Nets’ point guard is backing up that optimism on the court in the season’s early going. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Photo: Nets’ Deron Williams Wins Halloween With Epic Khal Drogo Costume

Amy Williams, Deron Williams

Happy Halloween! We haven’t parsed through every NBA-related costume yet, but find it hard to believe one could be better than Deron Williams’. The Brooklyn Nets’ star dressed as an incredibly life-like Khal Drogo from “Game Of Thrones” as wife Amy played an equally impressive part as Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen. Read More »

Smack / Oct 29, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Deron Williams: “Everybody’s Pretty Much Written Me Off”

Deron Williams

Brooklyn point guard Deron Williams has been a shell of his former self since getting dealt from Utah to NJ/Brooklyn towards the end of the 2010-11 season. But he feels “a lot more confident” coming into the 2014-15 season and his teammates back up his positive self-assessment. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 15, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Watch Deron Williams Use Four Straight Crossovers To Beat Ramon Sessions

Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets’ Deron Williams recently said that he is fully healthy and plans to regain his status as one of the league’s best point guards. He has a long way to go to reach his goal, but Williams showed a flash of the ability that once made him so devastating last night in his team’s exhibition against the Sacramento Kings. Read More »