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Jerome Williams
SF/PF - 6'9, 206lbs - 49 years old - 9 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired in August 2005
  • Birthdate: 05/10/1973
  • Drafted (NBA): 26th pick, 1996
  • Pre-draft team: Georgetown
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
1996 NBA DraftNBADrafted 26th overall by Detroit.
9th August, 1996NBASigned three year, $1,958,280 rookie scale contract with Detroit.
12th March, 1999NBASigned three year, $8.25 million extension with Detroit. Included player option for 2001/02.
22nd February, 2001NBATraded by Detroit, along with Eric Montross, to Toronto in exchange for Corliss Williamson, Ty Corbin, Kornel David and a 2005 first round pick (#11, Fran Vazques).
30th June, 2001NBADeclined 2001/02 player option.
18th July, 2001NBARe-signed by Toronto to a partially guaranteed seven year, $40.8 million contract. Included player option for 2007/08.
1st December, 2003NBATraded by Toronto, along with Antonio Davis and Chris Jefferies, to Chicago in exchange for Jalen Rose, Donyell Marshall and Lonny Baxter.
5th August, 2004NBATraded by Chicago, along with a signed-and-traded Jamal Crawford, to New York in exchange for Frank Williams, Cezary Trybanski, Othella Harrington and Dikembe Mutombo.
17th August, 2005NBAWaived by New York under the amnesty provision.
Career Moves
1992 - 1994Montgomery College (Junior College)
1994 - 1996Georgetown (NCAA)
June 1996 - February 2001Detroit Pistons (NBA)
February 2001 - December 2003Toronto Raptors (NBA)
December 2003 - August 2004Chicago Bulls (NBA)
August 2004 - August 2005New York Knicks (NBA)
Articles about Jerome Williams

March 19, 2013

Jerome Williams - Now the director of basketball operations at powerhouse high school side Findlay Prep, and has a terrible haircut.

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June 1, 2010

- Jerome Williams

JYD is yet another played to have done a dollop of acting in his time. He appeared in two episodes of "Sue Thomas, F.B.Eye" in 2004, a show about a dead lipreading FBI agent, back when his basketball career was still in full flight. Here's the titles to that seminal smash.



When not acting in cancelled Canadian detective serials, Williams works for his beloved Toronto Raptors as a community ambassador. He also runs his own broadband network, JYD TV, has a custom car shop, and appeared in the film "Harold & Kumar Visit White Castle". Don't know what role he played, but I'm not watching it to find out.

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