In a way, this current stretch Deron Williams is immersed in mirrors one that was played out last season by the Nets' neighbors over in Manhattan. When Mike D'Antoni and the Knicks parted ways a year ago, Carmelo Anthony began a transformation of sorts, and started elevating his game under the guy who was then slapped with the interim tag: Mike Woodson. As the Nets (20-15) have sauntered through these first seven games with P.J. Carlesimo in charge of things on an interim basis, a similar scenario is happening with Deron Williams.
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