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Jayson Williams

Jayson Williams

Position: Power Forward and Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 240 lbs.
Born: February 22, 1968 in Ritter, South Carolina
High School: Christ the King in Middle Village, New York
College: St. John's University
Draft: Phoenix Suns, 1st round (21st pick, 21st overall), 1990 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 2, 1990

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Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 52 1 508 72 161 .447 1 2 .500 71 159 .447 37 56 .661 41 70 111 16 9 6 40 92 182
1991-92 23 PHI NBA PF 50 8 646 75 206 .364 0 0 75 206 .364 56 88 .636 62 83 145 12 20 20 44 110 206
1992-93 24 NJN NBA PF 12 2 139 21 46 .457 0 0 21 46 .457 7 18 .389 22 19 41 0 4 4 8 24 49
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 70 0 877 125 293 .427 0 0 125 293 .427 72 119 .605 109 154 263 26 17 36 35 140 322
1994-95 26 NJN NBA PF 75 6 982 149 323 .461 0 5 .000 149 318 .469 65 122 .533 179 246 425 35 26 33 59 160 363
1995-96 27 NJN NBA PF 80 6 1858 279 660 .423 2 7 .286 277 653 .424 161 272 .592 342 461 803 47 35 57 106 238 721
1996-97 28 NJN NBA PF 41 40 1432 221 540 .409 0 4 .000 221 536 .412 108 183 .590 242 311 553 51 24 36 82 158 550
1997-98 ★ 29 NJN NBA C 65 65 2343 321 645 .498 0 4 .000 321 641 .501 195 293 .666 443 440 883 67 45 49 95 236 837
1998-99 30 NJN NBA C 30 30 1020 97 218 .445 0 2 .000 97 216 .449 48 85 .565 147 213 360 33 24 60 46 126 242
Career NBA 475 158 9805 1360 3092 .440 3 24 .125 1357 3068 .442 749 1236 .606 1587 1997 3584 287 204 301 515 1284 3472
7 seasons NJN NBA 373 149 8651 1213 2725 .445 2 22 .091 1211 2703 .448 656 1092 .601 1484 1844 3328 259 175 275 431 1082 3084
2 seasons PHI NBA 102 9 1154 147 367 .401 1 2 .500 146 365 .400 93 144 .646 103 153 256 28 29 26 84 202 388

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 52 1 9.8 1.4 3.1 .447 0.0 0.0 .500 1.4 3.1 .447 0.7 1.1 .661 0.8 1.3 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.8 1.8 3.5
1991-92 23 PHI NBA PF 50 8 12.9 1.5 4.1 .364 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.1 .364 1.1 1.8 .636 1.2 1.7 2.9 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.9 2.2 4.1
1992-93 24 NJN NBA PF 12 2 11.6 1.8 3.8 .457 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.8 .457 0.6 1.5 .389 1.8 1.6 3.4 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 2.0 4.1
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 70 0 12.5 1.8 4.2 .427 0.0 0.0 1.8 4.2 .427 1.0 1.7 .605 1.6 2.2 3.8 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.5 2.0 4.6
1994-95 26 NJN NBA PF 75 6 13.1 2.0 4.3 .461 0.0 0.1 .000 2.0 4.2 .469 0.9 1.6 .533 2.4 3.3 5.7 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.8 2.1 4.8
1995-96 27 NJN NBA PF 80 6 23.2 3.5 8.3 .423 0.0 0.1 .286 3.5 8.2 .424 2.0 3.4 .592 4.3 5.8 10.0 0.6 0.4 0.7 1.3 3.0 9.0
1996-97 28 NJN NBA PF 41 40 34.9 5.4 13.2 .409 0.0 0.1 .000 5.4 13.1 .412 2.6 4.5 .590 5.9 7.6 13.5 1.2 0.6 0.9 2.0 3.9 13.4
1997-98 ★ 29 NJN NBA C 65 65 36.0 4.9 9.9 .498 0.0 0.1 .000 4.9 9.9 .501 3.0 4.5 .666 6.8 6.8 13.6 1.0 0.7 0.8 1.5 3.6 12.9
1998-99 30 NJN NBA C 30 30 34.0 3.2 7.3 .445 0.0 0.1 .000 3.2 7.2 .449 1.6 2.8 .565 4.9 7.1 12.0 1.1 0.8 2.0 1.5 4.2 8.1
Career NBA 475 158 20.6 2.9 6.5 .440 0.0 0.1 .125 2.9 6.5 .442 1.6 2.6 .606 3.3 4.2 7.5 0.6 0.4 0.6 1.1 2.7 7.3
7 seasons NJN NBA 373 149 23.2 3.3 7.3 .445 0.0 0.1 .091 3.2 7.2 .448 1.8 2.9 .601 4.0 4.9 8.9 0.7 0.5 0.7 1.2 2.9 8.3
2 seasons PHI NBA 102 9 11.3 1.4 3.6 .401 0.0 0.0 .500 1.4 3.6 .400 0.9 1.4 .646 1.0 1.5 2.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.8 2.0 3.8

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 52 1 508 5.1 11.4 .447 0.1 0.1 .500 5.0 11.3 .447 2.6 4.0 .661 2.9 5.0 7.9 1.1 0.6 0.4 2.8 6.5 12.9
1991-92 23 PHI NBA PF 50 8 646 4.2 11.5 .364 0.0 0.0 4.2 11.5 .364 3.1 4.9 .636 3.5 4.6 8.1 0.7 1.1 1.1 2.5 6.1 11.5
1992-93 24 NJN NBA PF 12 2 139 5.4 11.9 .457 0.0 0.0 5.4 11.9 .457 1.8 4.7 .389 5.7 4.9 10.6 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.1 6.2 12.7
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 70 0 877 5.1 12.0 .427 0.0 0.0 5.1 12.0 .427 3.0 4.9 .605 4.5 6.3 10.8 1.1 0.7 1.5 1.4 5.7 13.2
1994-95 26 NJN NBA PF 75 6 982 5.5 11.8 .461 0.0 0.2 .000 5.5 11.7 .469 2.4 4.5 .533 6.6 9.0 15.6 1.3 1.0 1.2 2.2 5.9 13.3
1995-96 27 NJN NBA PF 80 6 1858 5.4 12.8 .423 0.0 0.1 .286 5.4 12.7 .424 3.1 5.3 .592 6.6 8.9 15.6 0.9 0.7 1.1 2.1 4.6 14.0
1996-97 28 NJN NBA PF 41 40 1432 5.6 13.6 .409 0.0 0.1 .000 5.6 13.5 .412 2.7 4.6 .590 6.1 7.8 13.9 1.3 0.6 0.9 2.1 4.0 13.8
1997-98 ★ 29 NJN NBA C 65 65 2343 4.9 9.9 .498 0.0 0.1 .000 4.9 9.8 .501 3.0 4.5 .666 6.8 6.8 13.6 1.0 0.7 0.8 1.5 3.6 12.9
1998-99 30 NJN NBA C 30 30 1020 3.4 7.7 .445 0.0 0.1 .000 3.4 7.6 .449 1.7 3.0 .565 5.2 7.5 12.7 1.2 0.8 2.1 1.6 4.4 8.5
Career NBA 475 158 9805 5.0 11.4 .440 0.0 0.1 .125 5.0 11.3 .442 2.8 4.5 .606 5.8 7.3 13.2 1.1 0.7 1.1 1.9 4.7 12.7
7 seasons NJN NBA 373 149 8651 5.0 11.3 .445 0.0 0.1 .091 5.0 11.2 .448 2.7 4.5 .601 6.2 7.7 13.8 1.1 0.7 1.1 1.8 4.5 12.8
2 seasons PHI NBA 102 9 1154 4.6 11.4 .401 0.0 0.1 .500 4.6 11.4 .400 2.9 4.5 .646 3.2 4.8 8.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 2.6 6.3 12.1

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 52 508 8.0 .490 .450 .348 .012 9.3 15.2 12.3 4.7 0.9 0.7 17.7 19.4 93 110 -0.4 0.4 0.1 .006
1991-92 23 PHI NBA PF 50 646 7.4 .421 .364 .427 .000 11.1 14.6 12.8 2.7 1.6 1.9 15.2 19.6 88 109 -0.8 0.6 -0.3 -0.020
1992-93 24 NJN NBA PF 12 139 10.6 .454 .457 .391 .000 17.2 15.0 16.1 0.0 1.4 1.8 12.9 18.7 97 105 0.0 0.2 0.2 .052
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 70 877 13.0 .466 .427 .406 .000 12.9 18.8 15.8 4.5 1.0 2.5 9.2 18.3 104 104 0.7 1.1 1.8 .099
1994-95 26 NJN NBA PF 75 982 16.2 .482 .461 .378 .015 19.9 27.5 23.7 6.1 1.4 2.3 13.5 19.5 104 104 0.5 1.6 2.1 .102
1995-96 27 NJN NBA PF 80 1858 16.4 .462 .424 .412 .011 19.8 28.0 23.8 4.4 1.0 2.3 12.0 20.8 103 103 0.9 3.0 3.8 .099
1996-97 28 NJN NBA PF 41 1432 15.0 .443 .409 .339 .007 17.3 25.0 20.9 5.9 0.9 1.9 11.7 20.9 100 108 0.4 1.3 1.7 .057
1997-98 ★ 29 NJN NBA C 65 2343 18.7 .541 .498 .454 .006 20.5 23.2 21.8 4.5 1.0 1.5 10.9 16.1 121 105 6.1 2.3 8.4 .172
1998-99 30 NJN NBA C 30 1020 14.5 .474 .445 .390 .009 15.1 24.4 19.5 5.3 1.2 4.3 15.3 13.0 104 100 0.9 1.3 2.2 .102
Career NBA 475 9805 15.1 .477 .440 .400 .008 17.3 23.4 20.3 4.8 1.1 2.2 12.4 18.4 105 105 8.2 11.7 20.0 .098
7 seasons NJN NBA 373 8651 16.1 .481 .446 .401 .008 18.3 24.6 21.3 4.9 1.1 2.3 11.9 18.2 107 104 9.4 10.7 20.2 .112
2 seasons PHI NBA 102 1154 7.7 .451 .402 .392 .005 10.3 14.8 12.6 3.6 1.3 1.4 16.3 19.5 90 109 -1.2 1.0 -0.2 -0.009

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 4 0 10 4 5 .800 0 0 4 5 .800 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 8
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 2 0 17 0 3 .000 0 0 0 3 .000 1 2 .500 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 5 1
1997-98 29 NJN NBA C 3 2 116 9 21 .429 0 0 9 21 .429 3 6 .500 20 22 42 5 2 3 2 8 21
Career NBA 9 2 143 13 29 .448 0 0 13 29 .448 4 8 .500 25 24 49 5 2 3 5 14 30
2 seasons NJN NBA 5 2 133 9 24 .375 0 0 9 24 .375 4 8 .500 23 22 45 5 2 3 4 13 22
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 10 4 5 .800 0 0 4 5 .800 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 8

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 4 0 2.5 1.0 1.3 .800 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.3 .800 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 2.0
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 2 0 8.5 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 .000 0.5 1.0 .500 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.5 0.5
1997-98 29 NJN NBA C 3 2 38.7 3.0 7.0 .429 0.0 0.0 3.0 7.0 .429 1.0 2.0 .500 6.7 7.3 14.0 1.7 0.7 1.0 0.7 2.7 7.0
Career NBA 9 2 15.9 1.4 3.2 .448 0.0 0.0 1.4 3.2 .448 0.4 0.9 .500 2.8 2.7 5.4 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.6 1.6 3.3
2 seasons NJN NBA 5 2 26.6 1.8 4.8 .375 0.0 0.0 1.8 4.8 .375 0.8 1.6 .500 4.6 4.4 9.0 1.0 0.4 0.6 0.8 2.6 4.4
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 2.5 1.0 1.3 .800 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.3 .800 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 2.0

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 4 0 10 14.4 18.0 .800 0.0 0.0 14.4 18.0 .800 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2 14.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 3.6 28.8
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 2 0 17 0.0 6.4 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.4 .000 2.1 4.2 .500 6.4 0.0 6.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 10.6 2.1
1997-98 29 NJN NBA C 3 2 116 2.8 6.5 .429 0.0 0.0 2.8 6.5 .429 0.9 1.9 .500 6.2 6.8 13.0 1.6 0.6 0.9 0.6 2.5 6.5
Career NBA 9 2 143 3.3 7.3 .448 0.0 0.0 3.3 7.3 .448 1.0 2.0 .500 6.3 6.0 12.3 1.3 0.5 0.8 1.3 3.5 7.6
2 seasons NJN NBA 5 2 133 2.4 6.5 .375 0.0 0.0 2.4 6.5 .375 1.1 2.2 .500 6.2 6.0 12.2 1.4 0.5 0.8 1.1 3.5 6.0
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 10 14.4 18.0 .800 0.0 0.0 14.4 18.0 .800 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2 14.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 3.6 28.8

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1990-91 22 PHI NBA PF 4 10 32.7 .800 .800 .000 .000 25.8 24.0 24.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.7 28.5 127 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 .209
1993-94 25 NJN NBA PF 2 17 -9.8 .129 .000 .667 .000 19.4 0.0 9.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 34.0 15.7 43 112 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.262
1997-98 29 NJN NBA C 3 116 15.7 .444 .429 .286 .000 23.1 22.4 22.8 6.5 1.0 2.0 7.8 10.7 121 113 0.2 0.0 0.2 .097
Career NBA 9 143 13.9 .461 .448 .276 .000 22.9 19.9 21.4 5.2 0.8 1.6 13.3 12.5 110 113 0.2 0.0 0.2 .062
2 seasons NJN NBA 5 133 12.5 .400 .375 .333 .000 22.7 19.6 21.1 5.6 0.8 1.7 12.7 11.3 108 113 0.1 0.0 0.1 .051
1 season PHI NBA 4 10 32.7 .800 .800 .000 .000 25.8 24.0 24.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.7 28.5 127 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 .209

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1997-98 29 NJN NBA C 1 0 19:00 2 3 .667 0 0 0 0 3 10 1 0 0 0 2 4
Career NBA 1 0 19 2 3 .667 0 0 0 0 3 10 1 0 0 0 2 4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 9 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Jayson Williams 8.4 3.8 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Jason Maxiell 79.6 6.3 4.1 2.6 1.8 1.8 1.7 0.5 -0.2
John Brisker 75.1 8.2 6.3 3.1 2.3 1.7 0.5
Pervis Ellison 73.9 6.9 4.0 3.9 2.6 1.8 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0
Bison Dele 73.5 6.9 4.7 4.0 2.4 2.3 1.8 0.3 0.2
J.J. Hickson 71.8 6.9 4.3 1.7 1.5 1.5
Ronald Franz 71.7 5.9 3.7 3.3 2.2 2.1 0.9
Andres Nocioni 71.7 6.7 4.1 3.3 2.8 2.5 1.3 1.3 -0.2
Joe Graboski 71.6 7.2 5.8 2.3 2.0 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.6 -0.1
Les Hunter 71.5 8.4 5.6 4.9 2.7 2.2 2.1 -0.5
Albert King 70.9 5.7 4.3 2.4 1.9 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Jayson Williams 8.4 3.8 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.7 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Jason Maxiell 79.6 6.3 4.1 2.6 1.8 1.8 1.7 0.5 -0.2
John Brisker 75.1 8.2 6.3 3.1 2.3 1.7 0.5
Bison Dele 73.5 6.9 4.7 4.0 2.4 2.3 1.8 0.3 0.2
Pervis Ellison 72.4 6.9 4.0 3.9 2.6 1.8 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.0
J.J. Hickson 71.8 6.9 4.3 1.7 1.5 1.5
Andres Nocioni 71.7 6.7 4.1 3.3 2.8 2.5 1.3 1.3 -0.2
Ronald Franz 71.7 5.9 3.7 3.3 2.2 2.1 0.9
Les Hunter 71.5 8.4 5.6 4.9 2.7 2.2 2.1 -0.5
Albert King 70.9 5.7 4.3 2.4 1.9 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1
David Benoit 70.8 4.6 3.9 2.3 2.0 1.6 1.6 0.7

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1987-88 19 STJOHNS 28 662 102 199 72 120 143 12 12 14 45 100 276 .513 .600 23.6 9.9 5.1 0.4
1988-89 20 STJOHNS 31 1036 236 412 0 2 134 191 246 18 17 30 85 90 606 .573 .000 .702 33.4 19.5 7.9 0.6
1989-90 21 STJOHNS 13 377 70 131 1 2 49 80 101 7 3 12 31 46 190 .534 .500 .613 29.0 14.6 7.8 0.5
Career 72 2075 408 742 1 4 255 391 490 37 32 56 161 236 1072 .550 .250 .652 28.8 14.9 6.8 0.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games
1998 NBA
Weekly & Monthly Awards

Player of the Week: 1 time (Show/Hide)

Offensive Rebounds
1995-96 NBA 342 (2)
1997-98 NBA 443 (1)
Total Rebounds
1995-96 NBA 803 (10)
1997-98 NBA 883 (4)
Rebounds Per Game
1995-96 NBA 10.0 (10)
1997-98 NBA 13.6 (2)
Offensive Rebound Pct
1995-96 NBA 19.8 (2)
1997-98 NBA 20.5 (1)
1998-99 NBA 15.1 (3)
Defensive Rebound Pct
1995-96 NBA 28.0 (4)
1998-99 NBA 24.4 (6)
Total Rebound Pct
1995-96 NBA 23.8 (2)
1997-98 NBA 21.8 (2)
1998-99 NBA 19.5 (4)
Offensive Rating
1997-98 NBA 120.9 (3)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.000 (695)
   

Transactions

June 27, 1990: Drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

October 28, 1990: Traded by the Phoenix Suns to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1994 1st round draft pick (Sharone Wright was later selected).

October 8, 1992: Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers to the New Jersey Nets for a 1994 2nd round draft pick (William Njoku was later selected) and a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Kebu Stewart was later selected).

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1990-91 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $500,000
1991-92 Philadelphia 76ers NBA $650,000
1992-93 New Jersey Nets NBA $800,000
1993-94 New Jersey Nets NBA $950,000
1994-95 New Jersey Nets NBA $1,100,000
1995-96 New Jersey Nets NBA $2,000,000
1996-97 New Jersey Nets NBA $2,250,000
1997-98 New Jersey Nets NBA $2,500,000
1998-99 New Jersey Nets NBA $11,000,000
1999-00 New Jersey Nets NBA $12,375,000
2000-01 New Jersey Nets NBA $13,800,000
2001-02 New Jersey Nets NBA $15,125,000
Career (may be incomplete) $63,050,000

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