36 Facts About Deron Williams

1. On November 22, 2011, Deron Williams scored 50 points against Gttingen, during a Euro Challenge first group stage match.

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2. Deron Williams married his schoolmate Amy Young, and has 4 children.

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3. Deron Williams is the son of Denise Smith, who herself was a volleyball and basketball player in her college years.

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4. Deron Williams currently has endorsement deals with companies such as Nike, Vitaminwater, Red Bull and MetroPCS; he acquired many of the deals during his successful time with the Utah Jazz.

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5. Deron Williams attended E3 2012 to promote the game, as well play the game in the NBA Baller Beats booth.

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6. Deron Williams was the cover athlete for the video game NBA Baller Beats on the Xbox 360.

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7. Deron Williams appeared as himself on the Disney Channel show The Suite Life on Deck during the season 3 episode Twister: Part 1 along with Dwight Howard and Kevin Love.

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8. In January 2012, Deron Williams made the 19 man roster of the USA men's basketball team for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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9. Deron Williams was one of three point guards on the national team, alongside Chris Paul and Jason Kidd.

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10. Deron Williams was selected as a member of the USA Olympic team for the 2008 Olympics on June 23, 2008.

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11. Deron Williams won a bronze medal as member of the United States U18 team at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2002.

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12. On February 27, 2017, Deron Williams signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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13. On February 23, 2017, Deron Williams was waived by the Mavericks.

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14. On July 14, 2015, Deron Williams signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

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15. Deron Williams received a buyout from the final two seasons of his contract with the Nets.

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16. Deron Williams finished the night with 42 points in a Nets win.

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17. Deron Williams hit 9 of the 11 threes in the first half, which was an NBA record for three-pointers in a half.

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18. Deron Williams scored the first regular season points at the new Barclays Center on November 3, 2012 against the Toronto Raptors.

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19. Deron Williams was encouraged to stay with the Nets after GM Billy King completed a trade with the Atlanta Hawks for six time All-Star Joe Johnson, as well as re-signing young big man Brook Lopez.

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20. On July 11, 2012, Deron Williams signed a five-year, $98.7 million deal to remain with the Nets, who had completed their move to Brooklyn.

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21. Deron Williams broke the previous team record of 52 points held by Mike Newlin and Ray Williams.

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22. On March 4, 2012, Deron Williams scored a career-high and Nets franchise-high 57 points against the Charlotte Bobcats.

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23. On November 22, 2011, Deron Williams scored 50 points against Gottingen, during a EuroChallenge first group-stage game.

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24. On February 23, 2011, Deron Williams was traded to the New Jersey Nets for guard Devin Harris, forward Derrick Favors, two first round draft picks, and $3 million in cash.

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25. Deron Williams acknowledged he had a disagreement with Sloan during the previous night's game, but he added, "I would never force coach Sloan out of Utah.

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26. Deron Williams was invited to participate in the NBA Skills Challenge, where he finished second to Steve Nash.

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27. On December 14, 2009, Deron Williams was named the Western Conference Player of the Week.

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28. Deron Williams missed thirteen of the first fifteen games of the season due to a second-degree ankle sprain sustained in the preseason against the Chicago Bulls.

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29. Deron Williams was the leading scorer for the Jazz in the 2008 playoffs.

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30. Deron Williams scored a then-career high 41 points on December 8, 2007 in a game against the Dallas Mavericks, although they ended up losing the game.

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31. Deron Williams was very aggressive from the beginning of the game.

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32. Deron Williams declared for the NBA draft after the 2005 season, forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility.

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33. Deron Williams made the game-tying three-point shot with just 38.5 seconds left in regulation.

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34. Deron Williams was a First-Team All-Big Ten selection by both the coaches and media.

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35. Deron Williams was a teammate of Bracey Wright who went on to play for Big Ten rival Indiana University.

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36. Deron Williams played college basketball for the Illinois Fighting Illini before being drafted third overall in the 2005 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz.

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