Brooklyn Nets Coach Says Deron Williams “Not Franchise Player Anymore”

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Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins told ESPN NY writer that Deron Williams is not their franchise player after losing the first round in the playoffs.

“He’s a good player, he’s a solid player, but I don’t think he’s a franchise player anymore. That’s just my opinion. He’s a good player. I’m proud of the way he’s bounced back and played, and there’s so much pressure on him to be a franchise player, and everybody talks about a franchise player, but we need to have a franchise team.”

Paul Pierce has stated Williams can’t handle NY pressure.

Williams has not commented on coach’s statement. Williams will make over $20m next season.

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