About the Author
Jayson Williams, formerly the All-Star center of the New Jersey Nets, was a ten-year veteran of the NBA and a graduate of St. John?s University. He is a recipient of the NAACP Trailblazer Award for community service, and sponsors the Jayson Williams Foundation for Underprivileged Youth. A native of New York City, he lives in northern New Jersey.
Steve Friedman has written for Esquire, GQ, Outside, Men’s Journal , and Details, and his work has been included in The Best American Sports Writing. He lives in New York City.