After signing a 5 year max deal with Brooklyn (and spurning the Mavs), Williams dealt with injury and motivation issues. He played a step slow and steadily declined from his production as one of the top 2 point guards in the league. Popular opinion shifted to “How lucky is Dallas to have avoided Deron Williams?” now, 3 years later, Deron sought a buyout of his large contract and joined Dallas on a discount deal. Dallas hopes that Williams can thrive in their high tempo and IQ offense, and bring some stability to the backcourt on defense.
The 2015 NBA Draft is upon us, and with it brings uncertainty and frenzy as bottomfeeders struggle to find their next superstar and contenders acquire talent on cheap, late 1st contracts.
Here is how I expect the draft to more-or-less go: Continue reading “2015 NBA Mock Draft”