It’s never been a question of talent for the 11th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.
One of the best players in the ’09 Draft, Williams slipped due his perceived “red flags”, red flags that have so far proven to be true. From being sent down to the D-League by the Nets for his disruptive behavior to being waived by the Houston Rockets for *apparently* walking off the bench mid-game, Williams has never done much to shake the image he’s created.
He certainly didn’t help it when he was arrested last week, accused of using a gun in a threatening manner during a scheduled child visitation.
Per ESPN Boston:
“We talked about the future, and I was part of that. Everything else, is between us,” said Williams. Asked if that was an encouraging vote of confidence from his employer, Williams added, “Very encouraging. Because everybody writes a million stories that I’m just this horrible person. Whatever, I’ve been used to that my whole life, for 25 years.”