Of all the possible futuristic free agents in the NBA, Deron Williams' situation is certainly one of the most intriguing. No one thought after the Jerry Sloan debacle that both parties would end up departing from the Jazz, but it happened that way.
Since then, Williams has been dealt to the New Jersey Nets under the same contract he was under in Utah. He is set to be a free agent in the summer of 2012, however the New Jersey Nets plan to keep him long term.
If Williams is again not happy in his current situation he will opt for free agency. If that is the case, the Nets will likely do the same thing that the Magic and the Hornets will do if their superstar athletes don't want to sign a long term deal—trade them.
Here's a look at what the Nets may try and get in a trade for Williams should he elect not to re-sign...