Deron Williams open to exercising his one-year Nets option

Deron Williams

Of all the possibilities for Deron Williams this summer, the one that has rarely been brought up is the option that would pay him the most money.

It’s been assumed Williams wouldn’t pick up his one-year, $17.8 million option because he could get a four or five-year deal if he becomes a free agent. But the point guard didn’t rule it out when asked Monday.

“Yeah (picking up the option is something I’m considering). I don’t know what I’m going to do,” he told the Daily News. “At the end of the season, I’m going to figure out what’s going on, I’m going to sit down with my agent and look at every option possible.”

— Reported by Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News (Blog)

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