EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Nets couldn't close a deal for Carmelo Anthony, but they closed one for a franchise-changing player and arguably the NBA's best point guard, multiple league sources told The Record.
Utah Jazz Deron Williams is headed for the Nets. The Nets have acquired All-Star point guard Deron Williams in an out-of-the-blue blockbuster on Wednesday. In the deal, the Nets will send Devin Harris, Derrick Favors and two No. 1 picks to the Utah Jazz. Williams is averaging 21.3 points and is third in the league in assists, dishing 9.7 per game.