Saturday, March 23, 2013

Former Knicks guard Ray Williams dies at 58

Ray Williams dies, New York Knicks

Ray Williams a former New York Knicks guard had died on Friday at the age of 58. He had been battling colon cancer at Manhattan's Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Williams was the 10th overall pick in the 1977 draft, taken by the Knicks.

He played 10 NBA seasons, including two stints with the Knicks.
The 6-foot-3 Williams had career averages of 15.5 points a game and 5.8 assists a game.

Williams had difficulties after he retired. He was bankrupt and homeless for periods, which led to his wife and children leaving him.

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