Agent: Deron Williams eyes Turkey

Updated: July 8, 2011, 3:33 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams is planning to play in Turkey in the fall if the NBA lockout has not yet been settled.

Williams' newly hired agent, Jeff Schwartz, on Thursday confirmed to ESPN The Magazine's Ric Bucher a report from the Turkey-based sports outlet NTV Spor that the All-Star point guard has struck an agreement in principle to play for Besiktas, which is the club that briefly employeed Allen Iverson last season.

Williams' deal will be for one year and $5 million, ...

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