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Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're talking Jayson Williams, Kanye, holiday sex, and more. » 2/10/15 4:32pm 2/10/15 4:32pm

The Ex-Con Who Turned His Life Around, And The NBA Star Who Killed Him

Jayson Williams Is Sober, Gunless, Brutally Honest, And Determined Not…

When last we saw former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams, he was pleading guilty to aggravated assault in the 2002 accidental shooting death of his chauffeur. That was more than two years ago. Including a separate guilty plea for drunken driving, Williams spent 26 months in jail before being released in April. Across the… » 6/20/12 6:35pm 6/20/12 6:35pm

Just When Things Were Looking Up For Jayson Williams

The troubled former star's South Carolina house was burgled, with thousands in memorabilia taken, including Wilt Chamberlain-signed shorts and a Tupac handwritten lyric sheet. Someone made a G today but they made it in a sleazy way. [NY Post] » 1/31/10 4:15pm 1/31/10 4:15pm

Jayson Williams Pleads Guilty To Shooting

Jayson Williams, Troubled Former Athlete, showed up in court today to plead guilty—for real this time—to aggravated assault for accidentally shooting his chauffeur. That, plus about 18 months in prison, will end his legal ordeal. » 1/11/10 12:10pm 1/11/10 12:10pm

Jayson Williams Probably Shouldn't Leave The House

The former Nets center, who is free on bail awaiting a new trial stemming from that messy dead limo driver situation, was accused of drunkenly driving his SUV into a tree last night around 3:15 a.m by (karma) police. [NYP] » 1/05/10 9:55am 1/05/10 9:55am

Jayson Williams Saga May Finally Be Over

According to the AP, Jayson Williams (yes, that one) has accepted a plea deal that will send him to jail for at least 18 months for the accidental shooting of Costas Christofi in 2002. » 11/19/09 5:30pm 11/19/09 5:30pm

Jayson Williams Walks Into A Bar…

I like to support small business, and Marshall Stack, the tavern directly opposite my apartment building, is no exception. But a few weeks ago the "Stack," as regulars call it, received a visit from a truly exceptional man. » 10/03/09 2:47pm 10/03/09 2:47pm

Jayson Williams Now Fighting Others Instead Of Himself (And Cops)

Jayson Williams—fresh off a hotel-smashing, taser-shooting, suicide scare—was arrested last night after a bar fight in Raleigh, North Carolina, but I'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt on this one. » 5/26/09 1:15pm 5/26/09 1:15pm

Jayson Williams Hospitalized, "Suicidal"

Yes, it's the Jayson Williams you're thinking of. The former New Jersey Net was arrested and hospitalized this morning after tearing up a hotel room and acting "violent" and "suicidal." So he's not doing well? » 4/27/09 11:30am 4/27/09 11:30am