It's not the NBA and it's not even the Euroleague, but Deron Williams scored 31 points and handed out six assists as Besiktas beat Net teammate Sundiata Gaines' B.C. Armia by 21 in Istanbul Tuesday. Gaines had 13 and 8 in the EuroChallenge game. It was Besiktas' 12th straight win and stopped Armia's five game streak.
D-Will was 11-for-19 overall, including another 5-for-9 from deep. It was his seventh straight game with 20 or more points. He's averaging 23.3 over that stretch. In addition to his six assists, Williams had two steals, two rebounds and four turnovers.
Gaines was a miserable 6-for-17 including 1-for-10 on three's.
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Highlights: Deron Williams in “all-star mode,” goes for 31 points in Eurochallenge win; Besiktas now 7-0 - Ball in Europe