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Deron Williams
13.9 2.9 5.6
Team: DallasHeight: 6-3 Born: 6/26/1984
Position: PGWeight: 200 Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia
College: IllinoisDraft: 1st Round 3rd pick by Jazz(2005)

Latest News
Nov. 23 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE06:440:44 ET11:44 PM CT3:44 - Williams finished with 20 points, six assists and six rebounds in Sunday's 117-114 loss at Oklahoma City.
Analysis: After a slow start in Dallas, Williams is starting to come on strong. He's totaled 43 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds in his last two games. He's also hit 8 of 13 from 3-point range over the last three.
July 14 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET23:42 GMT7:42 4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST3:42 UAE (+1)01:4219:42 ET6:42 PM CT22:42 - Williams has joined his hometown Mavericks after Brooklyn bought out the contract the point guard signed when he spurned Dallas to stay with the Nets three years ago. Williams, who grew up in the Dallas suburb of The Colony, signed a two-year, $10 million deal Tuesday. He has a player option in the second year.
Analysis: Dallas had a deal with Williams on Friday and had to wait for him to clear waivers. It was a boost for the Mavericks soon after free agent center DeAndre Jordan reneged on a deal to sign with them. The Nets bought out the 31-year-old Williams to lower their payroll. They owed him $43 million in the final two years of the contract.
July 11 4:04 PM PT5:04 PM MT6:04 PM CT7:04 PM ET23:04 GMT7:04 4:04 PM MST6:04 PM EST3:04 UAE (+1)01:0419:04 ET6:04 PM CT22:04 - The Brooklyn Nets have waived Williams, who is expected to sign with the Dallas Mavericks if no team claims him. The team and Williams came to a buyout agreement Friday, and the Nets made the announcement Saturday. General manager Billy King thanked the point guard for ''everything he gave the organization over the past 4 1/2 years.''
Analysis: Williams grew up in a Dallas suburb and nearly signed with the Mavericks three years ago. Two people with knowledge of the arrangement told The Associated Press on Friday that he will join them this time once he passes through waivers. Williams averaged 13 points last season, the lowest since he was a rookie, and has struggled with injuries since signing a five-year, $98.5 million contract in 2012.
July 10 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST1:16 UAE (+1)23:1617:16 ET4:16 PM CT20:16 - Two people with knowledge of the arrangement tells The Associated Press that Williams is set to join the Dallas Mavericks if the point guard clears waivers after reaching a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets.
Analysis: Williams will sign with the Mavericks once he clears waivers Monday, the people said Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal can't become official until Williams clears waivers.

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