EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets coach P.J. Carlesimo said he is "befuddled" by all the criticism Deron Williams has received this season. Williams entered the second half of the 2012-13 campaign averaging just 16.7 points and 7.6 assists and shooting 41.3 percent from the field. He missed the team's final two games before the All-Star break due to inflammation in both of his ankles.
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