Deron Williams

Binor 22 Dec,2017


Deron Williams is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He played as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association (NBA) this earlier season.


As of 2017, Williams' net worth was estimated at $35 million. Further, he receives $4.1 million as his salary from Cavaliers.

Deron Williams Early Life

Deron Williams was born as Deron Michael Williams on 26 June 1984. He was born to American parents Byron Williams and Denise Smith in Parkersburg, West Virginia along with his brother Kendall Jones.

Williams, he attended the Colony High School in Texas and graduated from the University of Illinois. Talking about his nationality, he is an American Citizen.

Deron Williams Professional Career

  • Deron Williams With Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz selected Williams with the third overall selection in the 2005 NBA Draft. He ended his rookie season playing 80 games, averaging 10.8 points and 4.5 assists per game. He started the 2006-07 season as a point guard. Williams recorded a career-high 31 points on 17 January 2007, in a game against the Detroit Pistons.

He further recorded a career-high 21 assists in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies on 24 January 2007. He again recorded a career-high 41 points on December 8, 2007, in a game against the Dallas Mavericks. Williams won the 2008 All-Star Skills Challenge. He played for the club for 6 years

  • Deron Williams with New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets

Deron Williams was traded to the New Jersey Nets on 23 February 2011. He then signed a one-year contract for $5 million net income to play for Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League and the FIBA EuroChallenge. He scored 50 points against Göttingen, during a EuroChallenge first group-stage game on 22 November 2011.

On his return to the club, he averaged over 22 points and 8 assists at the break. Williams scored a career-high and Nets franchise-high 57 points against the Charlotte Bobcats on 4 March 2012. He further signed a five-year contract with the nets worth $98.7 million on 11 July 2012. Williams recorded his 21st consecutive game with at least one steal on 28 March 2014.

  • Deron Williams With Dallas Mavericks

Williams then signed with the Dallas Mavericks on 14 July 2015 and made his team debut against the Phoenix Suns on October 28, 2015, recording 12 points and 7 assists in a 111–95 win. He scored season-high, 30 points in a 115–112 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers on 1 December 2015. He re-signed with the Mavericks on 8 July 2016. He scored a team-high 25 points against Indiana Pacers on 26 October 2016.

  • Deron Williams With Cleveland Cavaliers

Deron Williams joined the Cleveland Cavaliers on 27 February 2017 and made his debut two days later scoring four points in 24 minutes off the bench against Boston Celtics. He still plays for the club.

Deron Williams International Career

Deron Williams has represented his national side in several tournaments at both junior and senior levels. As a part of the U18 national team, he competed at "FIBA Americas U-18 Championship" and won the bronze medal. On 23rd June 2008, he was called up for the 2008 Olympics along with other teammates including Chris Paul, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant etc. In 8 games of the 2008 Olympics, he averaged 8.0 points and 2.8 assists per game.

Deron Williams Personal Life

Thirty-three-year-old, Deron William is a married man. He tied the wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend Amy Young Williams in 2006. Deron Williams and Amy knew each other when they were just the students of 2nd grade in Texas. They were friends before but formally started dating when they were in high school.

The couple together is the proud parents of two daughters Deanae and Daija and further they parented a son Desmond in the year 2011. Their first daughter was born before their marriage in 2003.

They have also adopted the one, a son named Deron Jr. "DJ" born in 2009. In 2011, when DJ was just 18 months, the couple found out that their child is diagnosed with autism.

Deron Williams Net Worth and Endorsements

As of 2017, Deron Wiliams has an estimated net worth of around $35 million. He was paid $4.1 million per annum as his salary from Claviers but is not associated with any club at present. His significant source of net worth is his professional basketball career.

Besides, he too has added a good amount to his net worth through his endorsement deal with renowned companies including Nike, Vitaminwater, Red Bull, and MetroPCS. Since his presences in the Net, he featured in commercials for MetroPCS and Red Bull.

He has a list of world's best luxury cars but often seen riding Porsche, Audi R8, GMC, Mercedes Benz, and Lamborghini Aventador.


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