Deron Williams Thinks The Players Should Have Decertified In July

Tuesday November 15th, 2011

The NBA Players Association made the decision to reject the owners’ latest collective bargaining agreement, and instead will now make moves to decertify their union in order to take legal action against the league.

Shortly after the NBPA’s announcement today, New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams said today via Twitter that the players should have made the decision to do so in July, in order to better avoid the potential of a lost NBA season.

“This is why I said we should have done this in July bc at least the process would have been underway... even over! Now possibly #NOSEASON,” Williams tweeted.

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