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September 03, 2014

(September 3, 2014) - NBA player Deron Williams is not only a star point guard for the Brooklyn Nets, but he has become an ambassador in the autism community. Deron is featured on the cover of The Resident, a magazine for New Yorkers. Deron opens up to the mazagine about his adopted son DJ who was diagnosed with autism at 18 months.

September 22, 2013

Deron Williams, three-time NBA All-Star and Brooklyn Nets captain, hosted his first annual Dodge Barrage charity dodgeball tournament on September 19.This event benefitted Williams' Point of Hope Foundation as well as Autism Speaks and New York Collaborates for Autism.

A team of Autism Speaks staffers took part in the dodgeball tournament against some very strong competition and enjoyed taking part for the cause.

December 21, 2012

In an effort to bring holiday cheer to families and their children with autism who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams, his wife Amy, his foundation Point of Hope and Autism Speaks will host a special holiday event at Distilled in New York City on December 22, 2012. The Point of Hope Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of children and their families.