Deron Williams inks deal with Besiktas

Updated: July 15, 2011, 10:14 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

It's official: New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams will be playing in Turkey next season if there's an NBA lockout.

Williams tweeted the signature on his one-year contract with Besiktas late Friday night from his verified Twitter account.

"Just made it official, headed to Turkey ...signed with Besiktas & @BJK_Basketbol," he wrote.

Williams' contract with Besiktas is worth $5 million, sources told ESPN.com's Chris Broussard.

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