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Jason Williams Bio

An American professional basketball player of National Basketball Association (NBA) is Jason Chandler Williams.

In whole of his career he has played with only four of the teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Sacramento Kings in 1998 NBA Draft.

Jason William was born on November 18, 1975 in Belle at West Virginia. He is six feet and one inch tall with the listed weight of 180 pounds. Around these days, he is playing for Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. Jason William has joined DuPont High School in Belle at West Virginia.

Jason Williams has scored nearly 1000 points and 500 assists when he was playing basketball in his high school times. In the year 1994, Jason Williams was selected as the West Virginia Player of the Year.

Williams has joined Marshall University initially and has averaged 13.4 points per game with 6.4 assists per game in his freshman year. Then, he was enrolled in the University of Florida. He used to play as the point guard in the basketball playing.

While having his stay in the University, Williams has averaged 17.1 points per game and 6.7 assists per game. At that time, he has marked his career by setting a record of scoring 17 assists in playing for the University of Florida. Williams has been suspended from his university thrice in violating the rules. He was being suspended because of the drug use.

Finally, University of Florida has suspended him on permanent basis. He is such naughty that once he has commented that he loved being kicked out of the university. He has replied such to one of the question that was asked from him about the best thing in his university.

It was the year 1998, when Jason William was drafted by the National Basketball Association in the 1998 NBA Draft. He has been selected by the Sacramento Kings as the overall 7th pick. He has played well in his Rookie year. After a little while in the 2000-01 season, Williams was suspended to play first five games. He was caught in the case of drug abuse as per NBA Anti-Drug Program.

Jason Williams Joined Sacramento Kings and then stayed with them till 2001. From the year 2001 to the year 2005, he used to play for the Memphis Grizzlies. In the same year or the next one (2006) Williams was suffered from his knee injury. Miami Heat’s have traded him from the year 2005 to the year 2006.

In the season 2006-07; Jason has played 61 games in total. At that time, he has averaged 10.9 points per game and 5.3 assists per game. Since he has set a record of his career-high 11.7 points per game and 6.9 assists per game, but in this season; Williams’s performance remained in lag. From the season 2009 2011, Orlando Magic has traded Jason Williams.

Jason Williams has won many awards and titles in his professional life of basketball. He has won NBA All Rookie First Team in the year 1998 and 1999. It was 2006, when Jason Williams has won NBA Champion award.

In 2007, Jason Williams was among those lucky ones to be nominated in the top-25 Heat Players of All-Time.


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