Brooklyn Nets

Deron Williams Gets Denied by the Rim on Dunk Attempt Against the Wizards

Washington Wizards guard John Wall, left, defends Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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Adam FromalNational NBA Featured ColumnistMarch 16, 2014

Brooklyn NetsDeron Williams got rejected in emphatic fashion during the waning seconds of the first half in a Saturday night game against the Washington Wizards

Unfortunately, "D-Will" wasn't blocked by John Wall, Trevor Ariza, Marcin Gortat or any other member of the Washington roster. It was the rim doing the swatting, which only adds to the embarrassing nature of the point guard's adventure in the air.

Quite frankly, he might have been better off just remaining on the ground while his teammates finished off the first half without him. Nothing good can come after a play like that. 

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