Former NBA Star Jason Williams Talks Suicidal Thoughts, $100K Bets & More With Charlamagne
Recently former NBA star and current basketball analyst Jason Williams appeared on “The Brilliant Idiots” podcast with Charlamagne and Andrew Schulz.
In a snippet from the interview, Jason explained what happened in the motorcycle accident that effectively ended his NBA career, and the suicidal thoughts that plagued him as he was rehabbing.
He also went in depth about how the lifestyle of being a pro athlete shaped his spending and thoughts on money. He also revealed that he has witnessed NBA players bet $100,000 on things like rock, paper, scissors.
Williams has a book coming out in February where he promises to go in depth about his background, the emotions he went through losing his NBA career and the side of him that people didn’t know.
Jill Munroe is a Los Angeles-based host, producer, and writer. You can find her work on sites such as FoxSports.com, EURweb.com, and MSN.com. Munroe is a current member of the African-American Film Critics Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Munroe has also been a frequent guest on ESPN radio and Yahoo Sports. In 2015, Munroe released her first book, "PostGame Pass: access into "the life"