Ex-NBA and ‘Basketball Wives’ star says he’s homeless and broke after blowing $40 million

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Former NBA player Eric Williams played 12 years in the NBA and earned nearly $40 million. But today, Williams claims that he’s homeless and broke.

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Williams says that he spent all of his money and doesn’t have a place to stay. He is being sued over child support in Colorado.

Eric owes about $24,000 in back child support payments  wrote to a judge explaining why he can’t afford to pay her the money. He says that he doesn’t have a home, lacks the funds for a lawyer and he couldn’t afford a plane ticket to Colorado.

He also claimed that his only work comes from volunteering at a nonprofit.

After his NBA career was over, Eric appeared on several episodes of “Basketball Wives” along with his ex-wife, Jennifer Williams.

This could be a ploy to get his child support payments lowered, or Eric could be another example of a wealthy pro athlete who blew millions in a matter of years.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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