All-Star Point Guard: Dallas Mavericks
Career Highlights: Dallas Mavericks point guard Deron Williams is a three-time NBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist. Drafted third overall by Utah in the 2005 NBA Draft out of the University of Illinois, Williams spent five and a half years with the Jazz (2005-2010) before being traded to the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets (2010-2015). During the 2011 NBA lockout, Williams played for Besiktas of the Turkish Basketball League where his jersey #8 was retired. Williams signed as a free agent with Dallas in 2015. Williams was named an NBA All-Star from 2010 to 2012, and was also named to the All-NBA Second Team in both 2008 and 2010. In his 11-year NBA career he has played in 781 games, averaging 16.8 points and 8.3 assists per game while making 44.5 percent of his shots. Williams has also enjoyed an impressive international playing career as he was selected to the USA Olympic team for both the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, both winning the gold medal. Williams also won a bronze medal with the United States 18U team at the 2002 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.