And with one emphatic tweet, a dark cloud overtook the city of Dallas.
Made a very tough decision today.... lockerz.com/s/222071318
— Deron Williams (@DeronWilliams) July 3, 2012
No announcement to the major media, no televised decision and no crying of where he wanted to go. Deron Williams made his decision and decided to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets, instead of signing with his hometown Dallas Mavericks.
According to sources, D-Will agreed to a five-year contract worth approximately $98.75 million to usher in the Nets' new era in Brooklyn with new teammate Joe Johnson. The Mavs, as expected all along, offered—and could only offer—the All-Star point guard and Dallas native a four-year contract worth around $75 million.
When the Nets made the trade for Johnson on Monday, the Mavs seemed to be the proverbial favorites to land Williams because Brooklyn took on the All-Star shooting guard's absurd contract, and shipped off half of their roster to Atlanta.
But the longer the meeting with Brooklyn wore on, the anxiety began to build and the uncertainty was at its highest on wh ...
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