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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 110, Brooklyn 103

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin supplied 30 points and 12 rebounds Saturday and the Los Angeles Clippers recorded a fourth straight win, 110-103 over Brooklyn.

NBA: Indiana 96, Brooklyn 91

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Paul George struck for 24 points Saturday and the unbeaten Indiana Pacers stayed hot with a 96-91 win over Brooklyn.

NBA: Brooklyn 104, Utah 88

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez scored 27 points and collected seven rebounds Tuesday, sparking the Brooklyn Nets over winless Utah 104-88.

NBA: Chicago 99, Brooklyn 93

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Joakim Noah's double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds Saturday lifted Chicago to a 99-93 win over Brooklyn in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference series.
NBA: Brooklyn 95, Chicago 92

NBA: Brooklyn 95, Chicago 92

CHICAGO, May 2 (UPI) -- Andray Blatche scored the last five Brooklyn points over the closing 1:15 Thursday and the Nets forced a decisive playoff game with a 95-92 win over Chicago.

NBA: Brooklyn 110, Chicago 91

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez's 28 points and 10 rebounds Monday helped the Brooklyn Nets stave off elimination with a 110-91 first-round playoff win over Chicago.

NBA: Chicago 142, Brooklyn 134 (3OT)

CHICAGO, April 27 (UPI) -- Nate Robinson scored 23 points in the fourth quarter Saturday and the Chicago Bulls went on to beat Brooklyn 142-134 in triple-overtime for a 3-1 series lead.

NBA: Chicago 79, Brooklyn 76

CHICAGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Carlos Boozer helped stake Chicago to a big lead Thursday and the Bulls narrowly avoided a fourth-quarter collapse to edge Brooklyn 79-76.

NBA: Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- Deron Williams and Brook Lopez combined for 43 points Saturday and Brooklyn pounded Chicago 106-89 to open its first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.

NBA: Toronto 93, Brooklyn 87

TORONTO, April 14 (UPI) -- Toronto's DeMar DeRozan pumped in 36 points Sunday and the Raptors notched a fifth win in six games, 93-87 over Brooklyn.

NBA: Brooklyn 117, Indiana 109

INDIANAPOLIS, April 12 (UPI) -- Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez combined for 81 points Friday in pacing Brooklyn to a 117-109 victory over Indiana.

NBA: Brooklyn 101, Boston 93

BOSTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Deron Williams was one of three Brooklyn players to reach 20 points Wednesday, lifting the Nets to a 101-93 decision over Boston.

NBA: Brooklyn 104, Philadelphia 83

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Reggie Evans and Brook Lopez combined for 46 points and 35 rebounds Tuesday, carrying the Brooklyn Nets to a 104-83 win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Brooklyn 105, Charlotte 96

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- Deron Williams scored eight points during a game-closing 10-2 run Saturday that brought Brooklyn a 105-96 triumph over Charlotte.

NBA: Chicago 92, Brooklyn 90

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Nate Robinson put Chicago in front with 22.7 seconds remaining Thursday and the Bulls eked out a 92-90 win over Brooklyn.
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Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams takes a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter at the Pepsi Center in Denver on January 16, 2010. Denver leads the hotly contested Northwest division that has four teams within 3.5 of first place. UPI/Gary C. Caskey..
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Deron Michael Williams (pronounced /ˈdɛrən/ DERR-in) (born June 26, 1984), nicknamed D-Will, is an American basketball player currently with the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Prior to playing in the NBA, Williams played for the University of Illinois men's basketball team. Williams was drafted 3rd overall in the 2005 draft by the Utah Jazz, for whom he played before being traded in the middle of his sixth season to the Nets. He is a two-time All-Star and a gold medal winner at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

In elementary school and middle school, Williams won two state wrestling championships. In 1993, as an eight-year-old, he won the 67 lb. weight class Texas State championship. Four years later in 1997, he won the twelve-year-old 116 lb. weight class championship. Williams attended The Colony High School in The Colony, Texas and averaged 17 points, 9.4 assists, and 2 steals per game as a junior in 2001. That year he led his team, the Cougars, to a 32–2 record and the Class 5A state semifinals against Bryan High. In 2002, as a senior, he averaged 17.6 points, 8.5 assists, 6.1 rebounds, and 2.6 steals per game. His team, the Cougars, went 29–2 that season, losing the 5A Texas State semifinals. Williams was a teammate of Bracey Wright who went on to play for Big Ten rival Indiana University.

Williams was recruited to play college basketball at the University of Illinois for the 2002–03 NCAA season. In his freshman year, he started 30 of 32 games and ranked third in the Big Ten Conference in assists with 4.53 per game.

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