Deron Williams

Basketball Player

Deron Michael Williams, nicknamed D-Will, is an American basketball player currently with the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association. Williams has also played for the Utah Jazz of the NBA and Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League. Williams was drafted 3rd overall in the 2005 draft by the Utah Jazz, for whom he played before being traded in the middle of his sixth season to the Nets. He is a three-time All-Star and was a gold medal winner at the 2008 Summer Olympics.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Deron Williams.


1984 Birth Born on June 26, 1984.
1993 9 Years Old Williams was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia. In elementary school and middle school, Williams won two state wrestling championships. In 1993, as an eight-year-old, he won the 67 lb. weight class Texas State championship.


1997 13 Years Old Four years later in 1997, he won the twelve-year-old 116 lb. weight class championship.
2001 17 Years Old Williams attended The Colony High School in The Colony, Texas and averaged 17 points, 9.4 assists, and 2 steals per game as a junior in 2001. … Read More
In 2002, as a senior, he averaged 17.6 points, 8.5 assists, 6.1 rebounds, and 2.6 steals per game. … Read More
2003 19 Years Old Bruce Weber assumed the head coach position for the Illini in April 2003 and helped develop Williams throughout his remaining collegiate career. … Read More


2004 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Williams received many awards after the 2004–05 season. … Read More
In 2005, as a junior starting point guard, Williams led the Fighting Illini to the NCAA championship game where they lost to the University of North Carolina. … Read More
2006 - 2007 3 More Events
Although he did not participate in the main event, he won the 2008 All-Star Skills Challenge. … Read More
2009 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 1, 2009, Williams became the second active player after Steve Nash to reach 20 or more assists in at least four games in their career.
2010 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 28, 2010, Williams was named to participate in the 2010 NBA All-Star Game at Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas. … Read More
After Sloan resigned mid-season on February 7, 2011, he denied reports that conflicts with Williams forced him to leave. "I forced myself out", Sloan responded. … Read More
When Lopez returned after the All-Star break, the Nets began to pick up their play. On March 4, 2012, Williams scored a career-high and Nets franchise-high 57 points against the Charlotte Bobcats. … Read More
2013 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 8, 2013 the Nets were playing the Washington Wizards as Williams hit 11 three-pointers in a single game, setting a Nets record. … Read More


2014 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 4, 2014, Williams recorded his 25th straight game with at least one steal, one short of the Nets' franchise record held by Jason Kidd and Mookie Blaylock. … Read More
…  On April 3, 2015, he scored a season-high 31 points in a 114-109 win over the Toronto Raptors. … Read More
2016 32 Years Old On July 8, 2016, Williams re-signed with the Mavericks.
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