Nets general manager Billy King confirmed on Wednesday that there is a zero percent chance that Deron Williams' contract will be bought out.
In a letter to season-ticket holders regarding the future, Nets general manager Billy King and CEO Brett Yormark hinted that Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Jarrett Jack could be on their way out of Brooklyn.
The Nets are not looking to buyout Deron Williams, according to David Aldridge of NBA.com.
Nets coach Lionel Hollins said on Saturday that Deron Williams is "not a franchise player any more."
Deron Williams scored 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting (including a three) with five rebounds and four assists in the Nets' 111-87 Game 6 loss to the Hawks on Friday.
Deron Williams cooled off against the Hawks during a 107-97 loss on Wednesday, making 2-of-8 from the field for five points with six rebounds, six assists, one steal and two turnovers in 32 minutes.
Paul Pierce praised Deron Williams for his playoff career-high 35-point outburst during Monday's Game 4 win over the Hawks.
Deron Williams matched his playoff career-high 35 points during an overtime 120-115 Game 4 win over the Hawks on Monday, adding five rebounds, seven assists, three steals and seven 3-pointers.
Deron Williams (knee) will start against the Hawks in Game 4 on Monday.
In his defense of Deron Williams, Lionel Hollins said that his starting point guard is no longer the player he once was.
According to teammate Joe Johnson, Deron Williams is dealing with a "severe" case of tendinitis in his knee.
Deron Williams left Saturday's game against the Hawks after landing hard on his tailbone, but he is expected to be fine moving forward.
Deron Williams made 1-of-8 from the field for three points against the Hawks on Saturday with seven rebounds, six assists, two steals and three turnovers in 26 minutes.
Deron Williams suffered a hand injury in the first half of Wednesday's game against the Hawks, finishing with two points, 10 boards, eight assists, two steals and three turnovers on 1-of-7 from the field.