Former Knicks guard, Ray Williams, passed away from cancer at the age of 58 Friday, according to the team. Drafted by New York 10th overall in 1997, Williams played with the franchise for a total of five seasons, which is why Knicks owner, James Dolan, took care of his medical expenses when he had to be transported from Florida to New York to receive treatment for an undisclosed illness in late February. “Once a Knick, Always a Knick.”
According to Frank Isola, New York Daily News:
The ailing former Knicks guard, who has fallen on hard times, was transported by the Knicks last week from Florida to New York to receive treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering in Manhattan for an undisclosed illness. Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan paid for the medical plane that allowed Williams, 58, to receive world-class care and to be near his mother.
As the Daily News first reported in 2011, doctors affiliated with a New Jersey medical group that offers health care to indigent athletes dis...