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Deron Williams says he signs with Besiktas

Saturday, July 16, 2011
New Jersey Nets Deron Williams plays during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 106-96. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

New Jersey Nets' Deron Williams plays during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 106-96. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams says on Twitter that he has officially signed with Turkey's Besiktas.

The All-Star guard has posted a picture of Friday's agreement with Besiktas bearing his signature on his Twitter account.

Williams says on Twitter: "just made it official, headed to Turkey...signed with Besiktas."

Williams averaged 20.1 points and 10.3 assists for the Nets and the Utah Jazz last season.

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