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Jason Williams
Jason Williams
Position: None
Born: 11/18/75
Height: 6-1 / 1.85
Weight:190 lbs. / 86.2 kg.
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Despite his highlight-reel play, the 41 year old was always considered a coach on the court, which is what prompted Kevin Garnett to ask Williams about possible teaching ambitions. Williams batted this line of questioning away for a simple reason: He enjoys golf too much. “I’m too irresponsible to be the head guy,” Williams said. “Like, if I have to be there at 3 o’clock tomorrow and someone asks me to go play golf at Augusta, I gotta go to Augusta.”
Talent committed to the BIG3 include: Allen Iverson, Chauncey Billups, Gary Payton, Kenyon Martin, Stephen Jackson, Jermaine O’Neal, Rashard Lewis, Jason Williams, Bonzi Wells, Mike Bibby, George “The Iceman” Gervin, Ricky Davis, Al Harrington, Rick Barry, Rick Mahorn, Clyde Drexler, Kenny Anderson, Jamario Moon, Smush Parker, Ruben Patterson and Etan Thomas. Payton, Gervin, Barry, Mahorn and Drexler will serve as coaches, with Iverson serving as a player/coach – the rest are confirmed to play.
6 days ago via BIG3
They arrived to the team nearly a month apart — Chris Webber through trade in May 1998 and Jason Williams as the No. 7 overall pick in the June 1998 NBA draft. Webber would soon become the face of the franchise, and along with Williams and veteran center Vlade Divac, usher in an era of prosperity the likes of which the franchise had never seen. “[The Webber-Williams era] kept the Kings alive and, in this town, very relevant. It certainly did not hurt the efforts of getting a new building.” said Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear. He’s been with the Kings since 1988, when they opened their previous arena, and recalls when the SLAM Magazine cover was published. “The Kings were so good back then and so entertaining. It carried the Kings through their dark years.”