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Deron Williams laughs in the faces of the basketball gods.

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For someone that suffered a pretty serious injury last pre-season, Deron Williams doesn't seem to care that he's tempting fate with all of his off-season activities.  Here's some of what he's done this summer.

Back flip for $10K

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At his annual golf tournament, Deron was able to extract an additional 10 grand from some of the players if he did a backflip.  With a little running start, D-Will headed down the hill and thankfully didn't break his crown.

Speaking of golf, doesn't he know what can happen when you ride in one of these:

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This can happen.

Back flips off of diving boards

Okay, so maybe he just likes to do flips.  Here's a recent vid:

Doesn't he know what can happen on diving boards?  This can happen:

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Training for the Tour de Utah

No helmet, no pads, nothing.

I guess if he can dodge a wrench

And next month, Deron and Korver will be putting on a Dodge Ball tourney for charity.  I don't know if they're going to be playing for sure or not, but having dodge balls being flung at your head is just tempting the gods, right?

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This seems like the last thing that Korver should be participating in.  I hope he has insurance on his face.

But maybe Deron's biggest tempt of fate will come in the pre-season game against Chicago when he faces off against Derrick "Freakin'" Rose again in London.  What a better place to temp fate by playing somewhere where it will take 5 weeks just to see a doctor if something happens? (joke people, seriously)

I guess the way Deron looks at it is that the Jazz have used up all of their injury karma for the next 5 years so he's got nothing to worry about.