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Deron Williams is hating life in New York with Brooklyn Nets

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This won't be news that Brooklyn Nets fans will be wanting to hear. Deron Williams has admitted that he detests having to live in New York.

And by the sound of his comments, the former All-Star point guard seems like he wants to get out of the Big Apple as quickly as possible.

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New York Struggles

Speaking to Resident Magazine which is based in Manhattan, Williams admitted that he is not, nor ever will consider himself a New Yorker.

"I'm not going to lie. I don't really feel so much like a New Yorker," Williams started. "I grew up in an apartment in Texas where you could send your kids outside like ‘yeah, go play in the sun.' Here it's more challenging."

"The process of getting them into school is a nightmare. Even private schools where you pay are an ordeal. In Utah, you just send your kids to the first public school in the area because they're all great."

Summer Away

The thing that will get Nets fans worried though is what Williams mentioned next, saying that both he and his family enjoy getting out of New York every summer more than anything.

"Truth is, we enjoy getting away from the hustle and bustle and going back to Utah every summer. It's a relief to take that timeout. No traffic. No crowds. My daughters still have their friends there. There's a big backyard. They go to the pool; the playground and they jump on the trampoline. Kids running wild and free here in New York…? I don't think so."

It's telling that Williams actually never asked to go to New York. The point guard was traded to the New Jersey Nets in 2011 after a falling out with Utah coach. He did however re-sign with what is now Brooklyn when a free agent so has but himself to blame if he wants out.

Williams still has three years left on his ridiculously expensive contract, and at 30-years old it will be interesting to see if he chooses to go back to Utah in the future. 

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Utah Jazz
New Jersey Nets
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