Ranking Players That Could be Traded This Summer

Cohen 8-Ball: The Rankings

By Josh Cohen
May 19, 2014

#5 Deron Williams

The continued demise of Williams’ career is baffling. Yes, his injured ankles are one reason but it’s perplexing how a player who is supposed to be in his prime can plummet as far as D-Will has in such a short period of time. His production dipped significantly this season – dropping four points per game on his average from last season and seven points from two years ago.

Is there a team out there that believes Williams is still elite enough to consume the remainder of his $100 million contract? The Nets probably wouldn’t be asking for much in return – anything to remove that scarring contract from their payroll.

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