The Nets received Deron Williams in a trade that sent Devin Harris and Derrick Favors to the Utah Jazz. Williams spent five seasons with the Nets and his numbers as a point guard were quite impressive, averaging 16.6 points per game and 7.5 assists per game. With Williams, the Nets were able to make the playoffs in three consecutive seasons, between 2013 and 2015.
Williams is a two-time gold medalist with Team USA, taking part in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics, the second while as a member of the Nets.
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