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Jason Williams
PG - 6'1, 180lbs - 48 years old - 12 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2011 season
  • Birthdate: 11/18/1975
  • Drafted (NBA): 7th pick, 1998
  • Pre-draft team: Florida
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
1998 NBA DraftNBADrafted 7th overall by Sacramento.
22nd January, 1999NBASigned four year, $8,193,832 rookie scale contract with Sacramento. Included team option for 2001/02.
17th October, 2000NBASacramento exercised 2001/02 team option.
27th June, 2001NBATraded by Sacramento, along with Nick Anderson, to Vancouver in exchange for Mike Bibby and Brent Price.
17th October, 2001NBASigned six year, $43,312,500 extension with Memphis (formerly Vancouver).
2nd August, 2005NBAAs a part of a five team deal, traded by Memphis to Miami, along with James Posey and Andre Emmett, and along with Greg Ostertag to Utah, in exchange for Eddie Jones from Miami and Raul Lopez from Utah.
11th August, 2008NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with L.A. Clippers.
26th September, 2008NBAWaived by L.A. Clippers.
19th August, 2009NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
3rd August, 2010NBARe-signed by Orlando to a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract.
26th January, 2011NBAWaived by Orlando.
7th February, 2011NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2012 with Memphis. Included player option for 2011/12.
6th April, 2011NBAWaived by Memphis.
Career Moves
1994 - 1996Marshall (NCAA)
1996 - 1998Florida (NCAA)
June 1998 - June 2001Sacramento Kings (NBA)
June 2001 - August 2005Vancouver/Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
August 2005 - June 2008Miami Heat (NBA)
August 2008 - September 2008L.A. Clippers (NBA)
August 2009 - January 2011Orlando Magic (NBA)
February 2011 - April 2011Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
Articles about Jason Williams

March 19, 2013

Jason Williams - Has played some exhibitions, but his new income is not known. Incidentally, yet not incidentally at all, the other Jayson Williams is out of prison.

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July 30, 2010

Jason Williams - Dear Deliliah. Why, why, WHY, did Jason Williams decide to live the last year of his life without any sideburns? How can you have a full head of hair and smiultaneously decide that it's a good idea to shave the burns up above ear height? And why for the life of Brian did Matt Barnes do the same?

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June 14, 2010

Jason Williams - Whit Eboy is out of retirement and back into the public consciousness, long since divorced from the tearaway miscreant of his youth and in full control of his own discipline. Williams is now a capable and sensible player, still able to set teams up while in possession of a good jumpshot of his own. Like Livingston, he will probably look for a spot as a full-time backup; however, like Livingston, he's a good signing for the Bulls if he doesn't get one. And unlike Livingston, he is not likely to get one.

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