Free agent Deron Williams, Los Angeles Lakers appear an unlikely fit

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Williams doesn't sound optimistic that he could end up a Laker. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deron Williams

In Los Angeles to promote the new video game NBA Baller Beats, free agent point guard Deron Williams, late of the New Jersey (now Brooklyn) Nets, told members of the media that he is keeping all his options open, but he recognizes that his ending up with the Lakers is a long shot.

"I know they don't have any money to just go out and sign me," Williams said, according to Mark Medina of the L.A. Times. "It'll have to be some kind of deal."