HoopsHype Deron Williams Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 01, 2014 | 02:06 PM

Rod Boone

Deron said one of the things Lionel Hollins told the players today was that they'll have defined roles. Said they'll know what he'll expect.

Stefan Bondy

Deron Williams is impressive in 5 on 5 scrimmage. Bogdanovic is with the starters.

Josh Newman

My guy @MokeHamilton, who gives no damns about what I think, had an excellent column this AM on Deron Williams snynets.com/nets/hamilton-…

Royce Young

We started the EOB Elite 100 today. cbssports.com/nba/eye-on-bas… 100 through 51: Deron, Pierce, Pau, and more.

Stefan Bondy

Lionel Hollins has given days off to Deron Williams (today), Kevin Garnett, and Brook Lopez.

Andrew Keh

Kim Jong Un had surgery on both of his ankles, like Deron Williams.

Rod Boone

#Nets say Deron didn't practice today. Neither did Andrei Kirilenko, as expected.

Lenn Robbins

Andrei Kirilenko (back) and Deron Williams (off day) did not practice today. #nets

Alex Raskin

#nets: Andrei Kirilenko (tight lower back) and Deron Williams (off day) did not participate in today's practice.

Tim Bontemps

Nets announce Kirilenko was out again today, as expected. Also said Deron Williams was given the day off, but only as a rest day.

Tim Bontemps

The Nets might be installing a new offense under Lionel Hollins, but it seems awfully familiar to Deron Williams: nyp.st/1u75Lvk

Lenn Robbins

New #Nets coach #LionelHollins lauded @Deron Williams on the 2nd day of training camp and #KG on the 3rd. Is that #oldschool or just smart?

Royce Young

Deron Williams responds to Kobe Bryant: 'If I'm 0-for-f---ing-9, I'm not shooting 20 more shots' cbsprt.co/1xuxqsY

Rod Boone

Deron just hoisted a three in a scrimmage as the shot clock was about to expire and yelled, "Layup" after he let it fly. Hit nothing but net

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams is healthy, confident and not interested in Kobe Bryant's advice: nyp.st/1ooBZwv

Julian Mozo

#NBA Deron Williams respondió a las críticas de Kobe. "Yo no seguiría tirando, tengo otra mentalidad". ole.com.ar/nba/seguiria-t…

Alex Raskin

He may get paid like Kobe Bryant, but Deron Williams is not Kobe, and he doesn't really have to be. on.wsj.com/1sKsMG8 #nets

Stefan Bondy

Deron Williams says he and Kobe have different mentalities; Lionel Hollins has interesting take nydailynews.com/sports/basketb…

Rod Boone

Lionel Hollins: "It's not all about Deron." #Nets newsday.com/sports/basketb…

Gary Lee

ICYMI: Deron Williams responded to Kobe Bryant's criticism yesterday and had an interesting response to his 0-9 game. lakersnation.com/deron-williams…

Emiliano Carchia

Deron Williams' response to Kobe's claim that he'd rather go 0-for-30 before going 0-for-9 sportando.com/en/usa/nba/136…

Rod Boone

Nets' Deron Williams says scoring not only point nwsdy.li/Yyy0qp #Nets

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams says, "Thanks, but no thanks" to Kobe Bryant's advice: nyp.st/1ooBZwv

Alex Raskin

I can't think of anyone who implied otherwise, but Lionel Hollins did tell us "Deron’s a smart guy, contrary to what you think." #Nets

Gary Lee

Deron Williams had a rather interesting response to Kobe Bryant’s criticism of him. lakersnation.com/deron-williams… http://t.co/CeSOEiSWRG

Stefan Bondy

It doesn’t matter what Kobe Bryant thinks, Deron Williams says he won’t push the issue when he’s struggling  nydn.us/1rCX77s

Kurt Helin

Deron Williams fires back at Kobe: “If I’m 0-for-f******-9, I’m not shooting 20 more shots” dlvr.it/72mKdn

Mike Mazzeo

Deron on having Kobe's 0-for-30 mentality: "No. I'm a point guard. If I'm 0-for-(expletive)-9, I'm not shooting 20 more shots." #Nets

Alan Hahn

Yes it is. #max RT @Rod Boone: Hollins: "It's like it's about Deron ... It's not about Deron."

Stefan Bondy

Lionel Hollins: "Deron is a very good basketball player and Williams is going to prove that this year. And you guys are going to love him."

Rod Boone

Deron: "I psyched myself out of a lot of games last year. ... I'm a point guard. If I'm 0-for-[f------] 9, I'm not shooting 20 more shots."

Rod Boone

More Hollins on Deron: "It's about the Brooklyn Nets and this whole team. Deron is a big part of it as well as Joe is as well as Brook is.."

Rod Boone

Hollins: "It's like it's about Deron. If Deron doesn't do this we can't win. If Deron doesnt play or he's hurt ... It's not about Deron."

Mike Mazzeo

Lionel Hollins also told us to embrace Deron Williams. I think everyone -- more importantly fans -- would if he plays like an All-Star again

Rod Boone

Lionel Hollins just gave us impassioned chat about Deron, basically saying it's not all about him whether we want to believe it.

Mike Mazzeo

Deron Williams told me that I could jump higher than him last season. That simply isn't true -- even if he was hurt. #Nets

Mike Mazzeo

Deron = "@Nets Daily: I know what Kobe said but I don't care what he said."

Mike Mazzeo

Deron Williams practices, and feels good es.pn/1pyufHC

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams: "It's good to start training camp, especially when you missed it last season."

Tim Bontemps

Lionel Hollins said he had subs for Deron and Brook so they didn't have to do every rep, but said Brook would go through light PM practice.

Rod Boone

Deron on #Nets first practice: "It was good. It was fun. It’s always fun to start training camp, especially when you missed it last season."

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams: "If we're healthy, I think we can do anything. That's the main thing."

Emiliano Carchia

Deron Williams says he's not 100 percent yet sportando.com/en/usa/nba/135…

Mike Mazzeo

Lionel Hollins: Deron Williams is a coach killer? Well, I'm 'a player killer' es.pn/1szabN9 #Nets

Royce Young

Deron Williams: Not 100 percent, but 20 percent better than last year cbsprt.co/1sySM73

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams on possible benefit of new voice in Hollins: "Sure. It's the fourth coach in three years, so hopefully it's the right voice."

Mike Mazzeo

Deron says the East is wide-open and it's there for the taking #Nets

Rod Boone

Deron: "I feel like the east is wide open."

Tim Bontemps

Deron Williams: "I was motivated last year, too. It just didn't work out the way I wanted it to."

Andrew Perna

Schedule this Tweet for twice a week all season. @Mike Mazzeo: Deron doesn't think he's 100 percent yet but he feels he's pretty close #Nets