3-time NBA all-star Game participant Williams received his last salary in Brooklyn
Point guard Deron Williams received the last salary in the “Brooklyn nets”, according to journalist Anthony Puccio in his”Twitter”.
The 36-year-old Williams last played on the floor in the NBA in the 2016-17 season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “Brooklyn” used the right to stretch the player’s contract for five seasons, paying him about € 5.5 million for one season.
Recall that Williams was selected at number three in the 2005 NBA draft by the Utah jazz. In 2006, he was named to the NBA all-rookie first team, and in 2008 and 2010, he was named to the NBA all-star second team. He also participated in the NBA all-star Game three times (2010, 2011, and 2012). As part of the US team, he became the 2007 American champion and 2008 Olympic champion.
Named the amount that the Swede was offered in China
Alexey Shved was offered a contract in China for $ 2 million, the Russian could earn a similar amount on advertising. This is reported by “Izvestia”.
The publication notes that a new rule of the CBA championship — a salary cap of up to $7 million for all foreign players-played against the Swede’s move to China.
“Alexey was close to leaving for China. On the one hand, a very lucrative financial offer was made to him. On the other hand, after the end of the season in the CBA in February 2021, he could easily sign a contract with an NBA club. We thought about this option for a long time, but decided to stay in Russia. Here, the Swede feels as comfortable as possible, he is highly valued in the team, fans go to him, ” said the Swede’s agent, Obrad Fimic.
Recall that on June 30, the Swede agreed a new contract with Khimki, the agreement is calculated until the end of the season-2022/2023. In the offseason, the Swede was supposed to become a free agent. It was reported that many clubs, including Barcelona, Milan, and Zenit, are interested in the Russian.