It's been a busy last few months for Deron Williams and his family. Those [...]
Having a child diagnosed with autism can be a challenging experience for a parent. Deron Williams knows this as well as anyone.
Three years ago, Deron was on the receiving end of that news, as he and his wife Amy learned that their son D.J. was autistic.
With the playoffs on the horizon and their seeding all but settled, it's hard to blame Deron Williams and the Brooklyn Nets for looking past Tuesday's matchup against the New York Knicks in the penultimate game of the regular season.
But New York made Brooklyn pay for looking ahead.
A little rest went a long way for Deron Williams.
After missing Friday night's game with what the team called right patella tendinitis, D-Will was back in the lineup on Sunday night as the Nets hosted the Orlando Magic and proved to be an important cog in the winning effort.
As reporters rushed to surround Brooklyn Nets rookie center Mason Plumlee after the first-year player's key block on Miami superstar LeBron James sealed Brooklyn's 88-87 victory over the Heat, teammates playfully jabbed at the team's only rookie.