Ray Williams dies at 58; played for Knicks

Posted: 12:37 PM, Mar 23, 2013
Updated: 2013-03-29 16:02:25-04

NEW YORK (PIX11)– Former Knicks point guard Ray Williams has died from cancer.

According to his former teammates and coach, Williams was at Sloane Kettering Hospital for weeks before his death.

Williams played with the Knicks for five seasons in the late 1970’s and 1980’s.

In 2011 Williams tried to turn his life around after falling into homelessness and living out of a Buick.

He died at the age of 58.