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#1 LALakersFan4Life

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 03:27 PM

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Los Angeles Clippers point guard Jason Williams announced his retirement from the NBA today, ending his 10-year career. Signed by the Clippers as a free agent on August 7, 2008, Williams did not appear in a game for Los Angeles.

Williams enjoyed a 10-year NBA career that saw him take the court for three different teams, (Sacramento 1998-2001, Memphis 2001-2005 and Miami 2005-2008). A member of the NBA Champion Miami Heat in 2005-06, Williams started all 23 playoff games and averaged 9.3 points and 3.9 assists for Miami in helping to win the organization’s first title.

The West Virginia native leaves the NBA with career averages of 11.4 points, 6.3 assists, 1.3 steals, 2.4 rebounds while shooting 39.6 percent from the floor, 32.5 percent from three-point range and 81.6 percent from the foul line in 679 total games. Williams finishes his career with a 2.77 assist-to-turnover ratio.

He enjoyed his best statistical season in 2001-02 when he averaged 14.8 points, 8.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds for Memphis. In his four seasons with the Grizzlies, Williams became the club’s all-time assists leader and all-time leader in three-point field goals attempted in addition to being named the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2002-03 season by Sports Illustrated when he finished tied for second in the league in assists per game.


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Whoa. Didn't see this coming. This is very surprising to me.

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 03:28 PM

He's still not that old. Guess he didn't have much passion left for the game but he got his ring.
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Posted September 26, 2008 - 04:18 PM

He should have retired years ago...

This guy likes jacking up 30-40 footers during a 3-on-1 fastbreak...
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Posted September 26, 2008 - 04:21 PM

Surprised to say the least.

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 04:54 PM

Whoa..He's not even old too. Shaq gone in 2 yrs, and Dirk also gone in 3 yrs?

#6 ファイナルファンタジ

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 05:02 PM

I wasn't expecting this. Well he got his ring anyway so he probably figured he was done especially after what happened last season.

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 05:14 PM

good luck to him. Damn thats a lot of people that im used to seeing leaving in a couple seasons.

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 06:50 PM

Yeah I don't think anyone was expecting this since he signed with the Clippers, good luck to him.

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 07:26 PM

Wow... only 10 years and retired?
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#10 L.A.K.E.R

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 07:28 PM

That's too bad.

#11 ファイナルファンタジ

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 08:34 PM

Wow... only 10 years and retired?

He's probably tired of it all. Unless he wants to make a comeback in a few years but I doubt it because he already got his ring.

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Posted September 26, 2008 - 10:11 PM

Good luck to him? Too bad?

That racist jerk never deserved to have a ring near his finger and its a crime that he has one. The NBA will be a better place without hat no-talent ignoramus on board.

Good riddance to bad garbage!

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Posted September 27, 2008 - 12:23 AM

Seems he has enough money...
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Posted September 27, 2008 - 12:32 AM

That racist jerk

Proof?

#15 Domo

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Posted September 27, 2008 - 12:43 AM

Proof?


"On February 28, 2001, Williams, while playing for the Sacramento Kings, shouted racist and anti gay slurs to Michael Ching, a Golden State Warriors season ticket holder, and to several other Asian Americans seated beside Ching during a Warriors game at the Oakland Arena. As recounted by a letter Ching sent to NBA commissioner David Stern, Williams retaliated against heckling made by Ching and his party midway through the first half."

Lol i forgot about that.

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Posted September 27, 2008 - 07:13 AM

Wow, that's really surprising. He would of been a great backup PG for the Clippers. It's sad to see him go this early, but he's probably tired of basketball at this point of his life.

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Posted September 27, 2008 - 09:11 PM

Thats a surprise.

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Posted September 27, 2008 - 09:19 PM

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Posted September 27, 2008 - 10:02 PM

Thank you SLAK24.

Its important people don't forget about this junk. Everyone has far too fleeting a memory when it comes rotten character defining actions like that.

Williams is/was/always will be a punk and a disgrace. I'm glad he's gone.

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Posted September 28, 2008 - 11:07 AM

"On February 28, 2001, Williams, while playing for the Sacramento Kings, shouted racist and anti gay slurs to Michael Ching, a Golden State Warriors season ticket holder, and to several other Asian Americans seated beside Ching during a Warriors game at the Oakland Arena. As recounted by a letter Ching sent to NBA commissioner David Stern, Williams retaliated against heckling made by Ching and his party midway through the first half."

Lol i forgot about that.

Yeh I remember reading about that long time ago. I honestly stopped caring about it since I thought he'd never win a ring anyway. Then the Heat wins one in 2006 but at that time I was like ahh whatever.

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