Deron Williams on SI Cover | Cuban & Deshawn Stevenson take shots at Deron Williams
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New SI cover boy Deron Williams has been on the newswire 24/7 in the past couple of days and taking some heat from a few people too.
It all started with Deron saying a big reason for him not choosing the Mavs was because owner Mark Cuban was at a filming of the (best on TV) reality show “Shark Tank.”
Cuban responded with,
“I’m a big D-Will fan, but I’m kind of surprised that he would throw his front office under the bus like that by saying that I would make a difference,’’ Cuban said before the Mavericks’ exhibition game against FC Barcelona Regal. “I would have expected him to say – like I’d expect one of our guys to say – ‘Hey I’m so thrilled with the front office and the moves we made and our team that it wouldn’t have mattered what he did “He’s a superstar point guard, but my goal is to build a team. That’s the important thing, to try to win championships.
“I’m flattered that he thought my presence would have made more of a difference than what the Nets’ management did.’’
Then the new issue of SI hit the shelves with an awesome cover showing Deron in front of a Brooklyn wall with Jackie Robinson, Fly Williams, DR J and Jay-Z on it. Everything should be peachy but not when DeShawn Stevenson has a microphone (called Twitter). After a bunch of tweets of “who he fucks with” at the BET Hip Hop Awards and a retweet of Marshon Brook’s having a debate about best fried chicken spot, he decided to take some shots at a player that most people think is Deron.
I hate Fake Muthafuckers That Quit On team but talk shit in Espn Mag .
Hello Brooklyn How Ya Doin’
If u gonna say ppl Quit say Names I Don’t Quit I work hard period when u say that my name in it and I work hard I don’t quit!!!