Deron Williams Subject of Hilarious Sketch Comedy Video

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Former Illini legend and current Utah Jazz superstar Deron Williams, the best point guard in the NBA these days was the subject of a HILARIOUS sketch on The Onion Sports Dome.

Williams missed key (but fictional) free throws in a hypothetical game that is analyzed on the OSD’s panel of girlfriends. The SportsCenter parody program on Comedy Central may become appointment television for me. This is a must watch clip, and not just because the blonde in the middle is blatantly sporting some cleavage.

The dialogue is painfully true to life and reminds me of a sport psychology class I took at UI. I recall a few lectures discussing the programming hooks sports telecasts employ to hook female viewers…you’ll see that in action here.

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NBA Offseason Mailbag

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Any chance LeBron goes to the Mavs? It seems like them and the Heat offer the best shot at a championship. Sure he could go to the Chicago Bulls but even with LeBron I think they are at least another year or two away. The New York Knicks have absolutely no talent to surround him with, and the New Jersey Nets just don’t have it going on. Dallas is a big sports stage, and Cuban will undoubtedly do a hell of a job marketing him. The promise of playing in JerryWorld has to be enticing. Damp is expendable and Dirk is willing to take a pay cut, what do you think?

By Paul M. Banks and David Kay

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Deron Williams: Best Illini Pro in Modern era

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By Paul M. Banks

Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams, the highest NBA draft pick in Illini history, is currently the best player running the point in the NBA. He’s also now the best pro player by far in recent Illini history. And Williams seems to be getting better every time spotlight grows brighter. He’s improved his game every year he’s been in the league and raises it another even level in the postseason.

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Deron Williams IS THE BEST PG in the NBA

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By Paul M. Banks

Is anyone in the NBA playing better at “the one” right now than Deron Williams of the Utah Jazz? No!

This season, the University of Illinois product has surpassed the point guard he’s most often compared to: New Orleans’ Chris Paul. CP3 has battled injuries this season and the Hornets didn’t make the postseason. Tony Parker is past his prime. Steve Nash is still transcendent (on offense anyway, not so much on defense). Chauncey Billups simply doesn’t measure up to D. Will. And Derrick Rose and Rajon Rondo aren’t there yet.

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Deron Williams is Utah’s Leader Now

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By Paul M. Banks
When the Chicago Bulls welcome the Utah Jazz tonight, you’ll hear a lot of applause and cheering for one specific opposing player: Deron Williams. And he’s not from here either, he’s actually from Dallas. But his collegiate heroics (including a few memorable moments that occured in Chicago) make him a fan favorite in the Chi. [Read more…]