Jayson Williams

Former Net Jayson Williams works with young basketball players on the Lower East side. (Credit: CBS2)

Jayson Williams Takes On Role As Mentor With Lower East Side Non-Profit

Former Nets center Jayson Williams’ career in the NBA made him famous, but his life off the court made even more headlines.


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Christie Calls War On Drugs Ineffective, Announces Program To Send Some Offenders To Rehab, Not Jail

Christie said the state is phasing in a program to send non-violent drug-addicted first-time offenders to rehab instead of jail. He discussed efforts at a conference organized by former Gov. Jim McGreevey.


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Ex-Net Jayson Williams Tries To Put Fatal Shooting Behind

Williams says all he can do today, and for the rest of his life, is apologize for his wrongs and crimes and start to move ahead, grateful for a second chance, with God on his side.


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Jayson Williams Reportedly Not Invited To Nets’ Last Game In NJ

The Nets will say goodbye to New Jersey on Monday night, though it seems three of their top stars from the Garden State era won’t be at the ceremony.


SOMERVILLE, NJ - FEBRUARY 9: Jayson Williams (L) listens to his attorney Billy Martin during jury selection at the Somerset County Courthouse February 9, 2004 in Somerville, New Jersey. (Photo by Kathy Johnson-Pool/Getty Images)

Ex-Nets Superstar Jayson Williams Freed From Rikers Island

Retired NBA star Jayson Williams was freed from jail Friday after serving eight months for drunken driving in New York and 18 months before that in New Jersey on charges stemming from a limo driver’s shooting death.


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Jayson Williams Moving To Rikers Island

Retired NBA star Jayson Williams is preparing to move from a prison in New Jersey’s farmlands to New York’s Rikers Island.


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Former Net Jayson Williams Pleads Guilty In DWI Case

Former New Jersey Net Jayson Williams has admitted he was driving drunk when he crashed his SUV into a tree in New York City.


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Ex-Net Jayson Williams To Face NYC DWI Case

Jayson Williams has a Manhattan court date Friday in a drunken-driving case stemming from a car wreck a week before his January guilty plea in the driver’s 2002 death.