Deron Williams Ditched The Shoe Polish Hair Look & Played Like Throwback D-Will In GM5

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| May 26th, 2017 | 1,459 Views

In Game 4, Deron Williams paid homage to former Cav Carlos Boozer by sporting a shoe-polish hair style. The result was two points before injuring his shoulder after 18 minutes of play and a few hundred tweets roasting his hair.

In Game 5, Deron Williams paid homage to his former self by sporting a natural look and putting up 14 points on 5 of 6 shooting in the second quarter! As a result of his contribution and the dominant play by his teammates is his first trip to the NBA Finals.

Man 12 long years……. #nbafinals #easternconferencechamps #dreamcometrue #dahntaywouldnotgetoutthepic

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So in honor of the great game and accomplishment by the 32-year old former three-time All-Star, let’s look back at some throwback Williams footage (when he was just as likely to dunk on a defender as he would break a defender’s ankles) and highlights from his 22-point performance against Steph Curry and the Warriors in 2015.


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