Williams: No tension in our locker room

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams appeared on TNT Thursday night during the station's NBA coverage.

Show co-host Charles Barkley was not shy when it came to talking about Jazz forward Carlos Boozer being a problem.

"There has to be tension in y'all locker room," Barkley said. "When you're on a team, everybody has to buy into ‘we're tryin' to win,' and you think you're going to be together for a long time. Clearly the elephant in the room is Carlos Boozer, who's gonna be a free agent you guys are probably not going to re-sign. Is there talk or tension about that at all?"

Williams responded by saying, "I think, you know, in the off-season there was, [and] you know, maybe early on in the season, but not now. The way he's [come] back and has played and has gotten along with everybody, there's really no tension in our locker room. We've been enjoying playing with each other, you know. And we don't know what's going to happen after the end of the season."

Williams and Boozer will hit the court together once again Friday night in Atlanta. The game against the Hawks starts at 5:30 p.m. MT.

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