In an interview with Ryan Rusillo and Scott Van Pelt of ESPN, Deron Williams stated that all the Nets need are some players. Here is the direct quote:
“To be honest with you, we just have to get players. That’s it. Everything else is great: the organization is great from top to bottom, the owner is committed to winning…committed to getting players. That’s the bottom line. We have to get some players.”
Deron also took a shot at the Utah Jazz franchise in the interview. He claimed that the Nets are committed to winning and know what to do to keep him, while the situation in Utah “wasn’t as easy”.
It definitely looked like Williams is still optimistic about the Nets’ future. Mikhail Prokhorov and Billy King seemed to have impressed him in some way. Now they just have to go out and get those players…