8 Deron Williams Brooklyn Nets
Position: G
Born: 06/26/84
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight: 210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
College: Illinois
  Very talented... High basketball IQ... Good shooter and passer... Very strong for a point guard...Nice crossover... Able to drive to the basket and absorb contact... Very good at the pick-and-roll... Not incredibly quick... Average defender... Has lot a step due to injuries.

Attended The Colony HS in The Colony, Texas.
Played college ball at Illinois from 2003 to 2005.
Selected by the Utah Jazz as 3rd overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. Signed with the Jazz in July.
Traded to the New Jersey Nets in February 2011. The team became the Brooklyn Nets in April 2012.
Won the Global Games with the US Team in 2003. Named co-MVP.
Led the Big Ten in assists in 2004 and 2005.
Named 1st Team All-Big Ten and Big Ten All-Tournament Team in 2005.
Named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament Chicago Regional in 2005.
Named to the All-Final Four team in 2005.
Named 2nd Team All-America in 2005.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2006 and 2007.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2005-06.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com NBA All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2005-06.
Won the gold medal at the Tournament of Americas with the US Team in 2007.
Won the Skills Challenge contest at the 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2007-08 and 2009-10.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 3rd Team in 2008-09.
Named to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 2007-08 and 2009-10.
Won the gold medal at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games with the US Team.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Had his jersey retired by Besiktas in November 2011.
Website: www.deronwilliams.com