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Deron Williams

Deron Williams
NameDeron Williams
PositionPoint guard
Height Ft6
Height In3
Weight Lb209
Team LinkBeşiktaş men's basketball team
Birth DateJune 26, 1984(age 32)
Birth PlaceParkersburg, West Virginia
HighschoolThe Colony
CollegeIllinois (2002 2005)
Draft Round1
Draft Pick3
Draft Year2005
Draft TeamUtah Jazz
Career Start2005
Years12005 2011|team1=Utah Jazz
Years22011|team2=New Jersey Nets
Years32011 present|team3=Beşiktaş (Turkey)
Highlights *2× NBA All-Star (   ) *2× All-NBA Second Team ( ,  ) *NBA All-Rookie First Team ( ) *Skills Challenge Champion ( )

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Deron Michael Williams ( ) (born June 26, 1984), nicknamed D-Will, is an American basketball player currently with Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League. Prior to playing for Beşiktaş, Williams played for the Utah Jazz and the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is still under contract with the Nets, but he signed with Beşiktaş because of the 2011 NBA lockout. 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 two-time All-Star and a gold medal winner at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Williams played college basketball at the University of Illinois.

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