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Jason Williams - PG, 6'1, 180
Retired - Retired after 2011 season
       Date of birth: 11/18/1975
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 7th pick, 1998
     Out of: Florida
  NBA Experience: 12 years
  Hand: Right

1998 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 7th overall by Sacramento.
22nd January, 1999 NBA Signed four year, $8,193,832 rookie scale contract with Sacramento. Included team option for 2001/02.
17th October, 2000 NBA Sacramento exercised 2001/02 team option.
27th June, 2001 NBA Traded by Sacramento, along with Nick Anderson, to Vancouver in exchange for Mike Bibby and Brent Price.
17th October, 2001 NBA Signed six year, $43,312,500 extension with Memphis (formerly Vancouver).
2nd August, 2005 NBA As 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, 2008 NBA Signed a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with L.A. Clippers.
26th September, 2008 NBA Waived by L.A. Clippers.
19th August, 2009 NBA Signed a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Orlando.
3rd August, 2010 NBA Re-signed by Orlando to a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract.
26th January, 2011 NBA Waived by Orlando.
7th February, 2011 NBA Signed a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2012 with Memphis. Included player option for 2011/12.
6th April, 2011 NBA Waived by Memphis.
When: Where:
1994 - 1996 Marshall (NCAA)
1996 - 1998 Florida (NCAA)
June 1998 - June 2001 Sacramento Kings (NBA)
June 2001 - August 2005 Vancouver/Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
August 2005 - June 2008 Miami Heat (NBA)
August 2008 - September 2008 L.A. Clippers (NBA)
August 2009 - January 2011 Orlando Magic (NBA)
February 2011 - April 2011 Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
From blog:

   The best of what's left after what was the best of what's left has gone and is no longer left

Jason Williams re-signed with Orlando.

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   The best of what's left

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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   Chicago's Last Resort Offseason Plan That Still Manages To Avoid Signing Joe Johnson

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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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

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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