Former Illini and NBA Star Williams Signs with Turkish Team

July 16, 2011

New Jersey Nets point guard and former Fighting Illini standout Deron Williams says on Twitter that he has officially signed with Turkey's Besiktas.

The All-Star guard has posted a picture of Friday's agreement with Besiktas bearing his signature on his Twitter account. Williams says on Twitter: "just made it official, headed to Turkey...signed with Besiktas.''

Williams averaged 20.1 points and 10.3 assists for the Nets and the Utah Jazz last season.

Story source: AP

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