Deron Williams Trade - In part, Jerry Sloan walked away from his longstanding Utah Jazz gig because of these players today.
It's unfair to pin it specifically on All-Star point guard Deron Williams, but clashes between Sloan and Williams—the team's franchise player—suddenly took on a new significance.
Sloan's abrupt resignation was a huge blow to the organization, heck, even the state. It also, in effect, meant that Williams had to go at some point.
Unless Williams, and truthfully, the entire team, proved absolutely faultless for years to come, at some point, the Sloan firing would come back to bite him. It was as inevitable as Melo to the Knicks, and yet somehow no one saw it coming. Salt Lake City's David Locke tweeted that, "Deron Williams told me it was not his choice. He is stunned. Declined to do interview until he figures out what it all means."
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Deron Williams Trade