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Deron Williams ignites a cause we can get behind

Updated: March 28, 2011, 1:00 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

He's a two-time NBA All-Star. An Olympic gold-medal winner. A former college star. Yet still people can't pronounce his name correctly -- including pro basketball arena announcers, for whom getting names right is pretty much their entire job. As New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams -- that's Dare-in, not Dee-ron -- recently lamented to the New York Daily News, "I hate it. It's not my name. I've been in the NBA for six years. I played high D-I basketball. It's crazy. It's crazy. ...

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