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Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.

Deron on Dallas: 'Just another game'

Deron Williams of the Nets looks on late

(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

DALLAS -- Deron Williams insists it’s no big deal.

Never mind the fact that he’s playing in a nationally-televised game in his hometown Wednesday night, taking the court at the American Airlines Center for the first time since spurning the Mavericks this offseason when he elected to re-sign with the Nets.

So what that Mark Cuban took a few shots at him in October, trying to explain how...

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Deron: I have to take better care of the ball

Deron Williams wipes his face during the first

(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Deron Williams' numbers are up in many key statistical areas over the past few weeks.

But there's one number that's still irking him: turnovers. Williams is averaging 3.6 turnovers per game since the All-Star break, up from the 2.8 per game clip average through the season's first 50 games.

No doubt, that's alarming and he's fully aware it can't continue.

"I...

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D-Will done talking about Cuban, Mavs

Deron Williams talks to his teammates during practice

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Don't expect  Deron Williams to utter the words "Mark Cuban" or "Mavericks" any time soon.

The Nets All-Star point guard said after practice Wednesday that he's no longer discussing anything regarding Cuban or the Mavs. Williams isn't about to get into a back-and-forth with the Mavs owner after Cuban's latest retort.

"Don't even...

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Deron: Cuban's absence helped spur decision to stay

Deron Williams talks to his teammates during practice

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Deron Williams had a few questions for Mark Cuban during free agency, ones that only the Mavericks' owner could truly answer.

But Cuban was in Los Angeles shooting his ABC show "Shark Tank," leaving it up to Mavs coach Rick Carlisle, president of basketball operations of Donnie Nelson and consultant Michael Finley.

Asked after practice Monday at the...

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