Deron Williams

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Williams
  • 2008
  • 2012
TwitterFacebookName: Deron Williams
Sport: Basketball
Position: Guard
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 209
Hometown: Parkersburg, West Virginia
College: University of Illinois 

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal
  • 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal
Career Highlights:
  • In 2005, as a junior starting point guard, Williams led the Fighting Illini to the NCAA championship game where they lost to the University of North Carolina
  • 2006 NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • Two-time All-NBA Second Team
  • Three-time NBA All-Star

Fun Facts: Married childhood sweetheart Amy Young, and has two daughters, Danae and Daija, and a son, Deron Jr. ... Mother, Denise Smith, and aunt, Judy Ward, played basketball and volleyball at West Liberty State ... As the No. 3 NBA Draft selection, ranks as the highest Illinois player ever drafted

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