Deron Williams Free Agency Rumors: Jason Kidd Will Join Same Team, According To Report

Free agent point guard Jason Kidd is set to sign with the same team as Deron Williams according to a report from Ric Bucher of ESPN.

Williams will meet with representatives from both the Dallas Mavericks and the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, and would like to make a decision before July 7, when he heads to camp in preparation for the 2012 Olympics in London.


Related: More Nets Offseason News, Rumors

Williams and Kidd were set to play golf together in The Hamptons this weekend, and Kidd recently purchased a home in East Hampton as well. Kidd was the starting point guard for the Nets from 2001 to 2008, including when they went to the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003.

According to Bucher, a source close to both players said that Kidd and Williams have already agreed to play for the Nets, while another said Williams is still torn. The Nets entire rebuilding plan as they enter their first season is Brooklyn is, of course, built around getting Williams to stay with the team.

-- For more on Deron Williams' offeseason, check back to this SB Nation New York StoryStream. Meanwhile, for more on the Brooklyn Nets visit the SB Nation blog Nets Daily.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.