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Published: Wednesday, Feb. 23 2011 12:00 a.m. MST

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Chris B
Salt Lake City, UT

This team was going nowhere. He knew it, management knew it.


the Jazz may as well make the deal, it's what Deron wants and it's something that could help the Jazz down the road. It's much easier to find a quality pg vs a quality big so it's worth the risk on Cousins.
Love Deron, he's been good to the community but the way the deal with Jerry went down he's not ever going to be as beloved as he could've.

West Jordan, UT

What the ?????

Jazz just became the Timberwolves.

Washington, UT

Too bad that he just couldn't like UTAH!
30 % of Basketball is Attitude, and Deron
just did not have a good attitude!
He will fade into no mans land at New Jersey!

Bluffdale, Utah

Seriously, Jazz are basically going for a lottery pick at this point. Way to throw in the season. We get virtually nothing for D. Will....

Triple B
Milford, NH

No! Say it ain't so!

Salt Lake City, UT

This is a done deal as of now, 9:34 am

Farmington, UT

I love it! Harris can ball and Favors is Money! We get 2 first round picks as well. Lets get Sullinger and Fredette!

Tooele, UT

Didn't see that coming now did ya Todd? Maybe KOC works the phones after all.

Moab, UT

Now we will see how much Williams was a product of the system or one of the league's best PG. I believe is just another product of the system. He'll continue is slide to an average PG in the league. Good luck playing in the East with Rondo.

Bountiful, UT

Great trade for the Jazz. D-Will was done here.

Salt Lake City, UT

DNews on top of this one.... not. Trib and ESPN report that the deal is done.

Wow! That's gonna help the Jazz with outside shooting.

Salt Lake City, UT

Plxy... it's Derrick Favors. Cousins is not in this deal.

Salt Lake City, UT

Not a bad deal for the Jazz. I'm okay with it.

Dr Truth
SLC, ut

Here we go back into full rebuilding mode. Who's next AK? I Can't fault the Jazz for changing the direction of the team, they weren't going to win a championship anyway and Deron wasn't going to be happy with anything less. Hopefully the people the Jazz pick up have the drive to win like Deron did. Otherwise, the Jazz lose in the deal.

Crotty Kid
Salt Lake City, UT

Deron Williams is much better than Devin Harri, there's no debate there. But Devin Harris, Derick Favors and two 1st round picks from a lowly Nets team is much better than only one an half years of Deron Williams on the team. Let's face it, he wasn't sticking around especially with all the stars joining forces.

Santaquin, UT

Wow! First Sloan, then Williams. Those were the only two guys holding this thing together year after year. I'm not sure what they're thinking. Did everyone notice that once Deron quit and then got hurt (in more ways than one) that the Jazz suddenly lost 14 of 17 games? Deron is a rare player. He's a winner and that is more than just skill. I'm very afraid of what will happen. We've been spoiled. Heaven forbid we become the Timberwolves. Sorry Al.

Logan, UT

I just threw up in my mouth a little bit.

Salt Lake city, UT

one year with the nets, one off season to see if prokorov can bring anyone in and if not then he's gone. well played deron. can't wait until you come back to utah. us jazz fans have been known to harbor grudges.

American Fork, Utah

There's so much we don't know, but all I can say is that if this is true, there is so much more to the Jerry Sloan story than we know. The Jazz are great are keeping things tight lipped, but actions speak louder than words.

If Deron is that much of a problem that they would trade him, they could at least make a better trade. Two first round picks are risky. At the same time, it's no secret that the Jazz need to rebuild in order to become competitive.

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