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  • Ex-NBA Player Eric Williams - I'm Homeless

    Albeit a little sad now with Eric's situation, we still traded VC for him as apart of a deal with the Nets back in the day. Thanks Babcock.



    Former NBA player Eric Williams -- who spent 12 seasons in league -- says he is homeless and broke … this according to legal docs obtained by TMZ Sports.
    Williams -- who also appeared on "Basketball Wives" -- made the shocking statements in a letter he wrote to a Colorado court recently explaining why he could not attend a child support hearing in CO earlier this month.

    Among the reasons, Williams says a "court-ordered citation for me to appear was not delivered to my home address as I have no home."

    Williams -- who's on the hook for more than $24k in unpaid support to the mother of his 13-year-old son -- also says his financial situation is so dire, he can't afford airfare and has no money to pay a lawyer.

    In his letter, Williams says he is currently a volunteer at an unnamed non-profit organization -- and says, "I'm in the rebuilding stages of my life."

    We reached out to Williams for comment. So far, no word back.

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  • #2
    How did they reach out to a homeless guy for comment?
    It's Klaw Season. Time to hunt.

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    • #3
      He could have a phone.

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      • #4
        Thats really sad.

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        • #5
          How does this happen? 12 seasons? How many millions can you possibly lose...?
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          • #6
            Almost $40 million in NBA salary.

            http://www.basketball-reference.com/...salaries::none

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            • #7
              You cannot be sad for him if he wasted 40 million... In Africa for that sum of money whole village could be fed for generations.
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              • #8
                RandomGuy wrote: View Post
                You cannot be sad for him if he wasted 40 million... In Africa for that sum of money whole village could be fed for generations.
                $40 mil makes it hard for people to feel sorry for him. Makes it hard for me as well.
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                • #9
                  I know he spent 40 million but no one should have to live on the street. Its still horribly sad.

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                  • #10
                    jacobdr4 wrote: View Post
                    I know he spent 40 million but no one should have to live on the street. Its still horribly sad.
                    I'm sure he could stay with Rob Babcock if he needed a place to crash for a while.
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                    • #11
                      After taxes and paying off his agent and lawyers, Williams likely only squandered something closer to $20 million.

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                      • #12
                        stretch wrote: View Post
                        After taxes and paying off his agent and lawyers, Williams likely only squandered something closer to $20 million.
                        I don't think I could spend that in an entire lifetime...
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                        • #13
                          enlightenment wrote: View Post
                          I don't think I could spend that in an entire lifetime...
                          Are you 70 years old? Its alot of money but you're talking lasting your life witht your lifestyle. I dont think nba players are driving kias and bargain hunting at Costco
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                          • #14
                            stretch wrote: View Post
                            After taxes and paying off his agent and lawyers, Williams likely only squandered something closer to $20 million.
                            I was gonna say something similar. Like when you hear of these Powerball Lottery winners getting like $300M, but choose the lump sum and take home about $180M or less...

                            And they say the Canadian tax system is messed up??
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                            • #15
                              KeonClark wrote: View Post
                              Are you 70 years old? Its alot of money but you're talking lasting your life witht your lifestyle. I dont think nba players are driving kias and bargain hunting at Costco
                              That's BS. You're not buying a house in Burbank every year. Even 200k a year can let you live in luxury pretty easily and that's still not close to making 20 mil over a typical lifetime.

                              Definitely no sympathy from me. You'd have to be pretty fucking dumb to end up homeless with that much money at hand.

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