Rejected Nets signs for Deron Williams
June, 27, 2012
By DJ Gallo | ESPN.com
Courtesy Brooklyn Nets The Brooklyn Nets wished Deron Williams a happy birthday by parking this sign in Manhattan.The Brooklyn Nets showed a little love to their star point guard (who, coincidentally, happens to become eligible for free agency on July 1) by parking a truck in front of his Manhattan residence wishing him a happy birthday.
The goodwill gesture soon devolved into a battle between Nets fans and Dallas Mavericks fans, from the two teams Williams has indicated are his finalists.
While the sign seems simple enough, Playbook's dubious network of sources uncovered a first draft with several proposed greetings that the Nets rejected:
Dave Wilson contributed to this skullduggery.