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Ex-NBA Player Eric Williams

I'm Homeless

4/21/2014 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Former NBA player Eric Williams -- who spent 12 seasons in league -- says he is homeless and broke … this according to legal docs obtained by TMZ Sports.

Williams -- who also appeared on "Basketball Wives" -- made the shocking statements in a letter he wrote to a Colorado court recently explaining why he could not attend a child support hearing in CO earlier this month.

Among the reasons, Williams says a "court-ordered citation for me to appear was not delivered to my home address as I have no home."

Williams -- who's on the hook for more than $24k in unpaid support to the mother of his 13-year-old son -- also says his financial situation is so dire, he can't afford airfare and has no money to pay a lawyer.

In his letter, Williams says he is currently a volunteer at an unnamed non-profit organization -- and says, "I'm in the rebuilding stages of my life."

We reached out to Williams for comment. So far, no word back. For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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76.

Shag    

God bless. Fall down, but get up.

125 days ago
77.

Fasteddie    

He is like Oj simson all his money is in accounts overseas.

117 days ago
78.

cashtext4all.com    

I remember this guy when he played for the celtics...It's crazy that you can play in the NBA for so long and than be broke now. What did he do with his money?

114 days ago
79.

Luv EXO<3    

YOU ARE ALL SEXIST. TELL THESE DIRTY SLTS TO STOP 'BALLING' AND GET A REAL JOB AND CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIETY

113 days ago
80.

ajleight    

A high salary can evaporate if you live a lifestyle of the rich and famous. We've seen it time and time again. A person doesn't even have to be wildly idiotic with their money when they have massive house payments (or buy a house outright) and buy all the clothes, toys, food and other items to maintain a certain image. Before you know it, $40M can be gone and they're knocking on the door to retrieve your TV and other valuables. It's his own fault for not saving and setting away for his children, but I don't think our broke asses can really criticize until we've been in the same situation.

107 days ago
81.

Ed Esposito    

This clown made for than $40 million in his career (less say he took home $20 million after taxes) and now he is homeless and we are supposed to feel sorry for him. F off clown, you shouldn't have blew through your money.

102 days ago
82.

Ed Esposito    

Supposed to feel sorry for somebody who took home over $20 million AFTER TAXES in a 12 year career and he blew through his money? STFU and get off of TV and get a job, you bum!

102 days ago
83.

sweets    

smoking on that purple ease your mind that's the **** that he get high to......crack attack is back...rather be high than to be fly see if a white woman will help you negahhhhh

99 days ago
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