According to Mac Mahon's sources, Williams will be in pursuit of a multiyear deal that he could end his career on.
Just a few days earlier, the 31-year-old gave little indication that he would make such a decision when he spoke with the media after the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced the Mavericks out of the playoffs in five games, per Eddie Sefko of the "This has been a great year for me as far just being happy and enjoying playing basketball again," he said. "Those injuries held Williams out of 17 games in his lone season with the Mavericks.
Sacramento Kings' insistence on a trade package for Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams that includes center Mason Plumlee has pushed talks into a hiatus, league sources told Yahoo Sports." data-reactid="22"The Sacramento Kings' insistence on a trade package for Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams that includes center Mason Plumlee has pushed talks into a hiatus, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
After the teams' front office officials again talked on Wednesday, both sides insisted they weren't budging on Plumlee's inclusion into a proposed trade and agreed there was no use discussing the deal further in the near future, league sources said."Talks aren't dead, but nothing's going to happen with Plumlee involved," a league source told Yahoo Sports.
If Williams is able to prove that he can get healthy and is committed to getting his game back up to the level that made him a five-time All-Star, though, he should be able to find what he's looking for in the offseason.