Jason Chandler Williams (born November 18, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player who was a point guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for twelve seasons during the late 1990s and 2000s. In 2006, Williams won an NBA championship as the starting point guard for the Miami Heat. Due to his style of play, he was given the nickname "White Chocolate."

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Jason Williams
Williams with the Orlando Magic in 2010
Personal information
Born (1975-11-18) November 18, 1975 (age 47)
Belle, West Virginia
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolDuPont (Belle, West Virginia)
NBA draft1998 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career1998–2011
PositionPoint guard
Number55, 2, 44, 3
Career history
19982001Sacramento Kings
20012005Memphis Grizzlies
20052008Miami Heat
20092011Orlando Magic
2011Memphis Grizzlies
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points8,286 (10.5 ppg)
Rebounds1,810 (2.3 rpg)
Assists4,611 (5.9 apg)
Stats  at NBA.com
Stats  at Basketball-Reference.com

A native of West Virginia, Williams played college basketball for Marshall University and the University of Florida. The Sacramento Kings selected him in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft. He also played for the Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, and Orlando Magic throughout his career. The Heat named Williams one of their top 25 players of all time in 2007.[1]