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Deron Williams
Deron Williams
Position: G
Born: 06/26/84
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Salary: $5,378,974
Long gone is the great debate about whether Williams or Chris Paul is the NBA’s best point guard. Williams’s wicked crossover has tempered. A turbulent half-decade with the Nets nearly shattered his confidence to a point beyond repair. “I spent four years just being injured. Injury after injury after injury,” Williams tells “That just takes a toll on you. You’re playing hurt, you can’t get where you need to go, you can’t get by people, you start missing shots, you start questioning everything.”
Even so, the 31-year-old — who’s made peace with Sloan, by the way — is enjoying his return to his childhood home, Dallas. “It’s something I’ve dreamed about since I was a kid, playing here,” Williams said. “It’s finally come true.” All the better that part of his Utah life joined him for his dream in Dallas. “It (Utah) will always be with me,” Williams said. “It will always be a part of me.”
Williams first tried yoga three years ago. Last season he became more consistent, motivated by former Brooklyn Nets teammate Joe Johnson, who Williams says does hot yoga nearly daily. The realization of this interest was important to Williams. He has been sidelined by injuries throughout his 11-year career, and at 31 years old wants to combat the effects of wear and tear. “It’s something I feel that’s helped me,” Williams told Basketball Insiders. “I’ve had a lot of issues with my ankles hurting, just joints in general hurting as you get older and have miles on your body. It helps me not only physically, but mentally.”