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Deron Williams reiterates he will be good to go at start of training camp

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DALLAS, TX - MARCH 01: Deron Williams #8 of the Dallas Mavericks during the first half at American Airlines Center on March 1, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Deron Williams comes into this season off sports hernia surgery, which is one of the reasons he didn’t get as long a contract as he’d hoped for in Dallas.

Dallas is counting on Williams next season to be a stable — and healthy — leader of what should be a quality starting five. Williams told Dallas-based Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan he will be good to go.

Williams has said this before. He should be at 100 percent for camp.

At age 32, Williams averaged 14.1 points and 5.8 assists per game for the Mavericks last season. He was a solid, quality point guard. Sure, his efficiency slipped a little, as to be expected at his age, but he should be good again for them this season.

Dallas plans to start Williams, Wesley Matthews, Harrison Barnes, Dirk Nowitzki, and Andrew Bogut. If that group can stay healthy, it’s a good starting five that coach Rick Carlisle is going to win some games with.