Jay Williams is married to his wife Nikki Bonacorsi. The couple is even parents to 2 lovely children.
It appears Williams did not do enough research before his tweet on the Celtics. He claimed the new coach, Ime Udoka, as the first coach of color- only to find out there were nearly 5 others before Udoka.
In fact, Celtics was the first NBA team to hire a person of color back in 1966.
Meet Jay Williams Wife Nikki Bonacorsi
Jay Williams is married to his wife Nikki Bonacorsi.
Similar to her athlete husband, Nikki is a former soccer player. The couple tied the marriage knot on May 3, 2018.
Bonacorsi was born on March 15, 1988. She is 33 years old in age and a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. Furthermore, she is employed as the senior director for Yext.
Everything on Jay Williams Family and Children
Jay Williams’ other family members include his children Amelia and Zane.
Amelia is the firstborn daughter of the family. Likewise, his younger son, Zane, was recently stepped into the world in April 2021.
Williams also has a Wiki bio.
His parents are David Williams and Althea Williams. Likewise, Jay was born and bred in Plainfield, New Jersey.
He attended Duke University and played college basketball for the team. He was eventually drafted into NBA in 2002.
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Jay Williams yeilds a net worth of $4 million.
He is the former basketball player for the Chicago Bulls. He played in the NBA from 2002 to 2003. However, his career was ceased following a motorbike accident in 2003.
Now, he works as an NBA analyst for ESPN.
Recently, he came under fire for his tweet.
On June 23, 2021, his official account made a Celtics tweet. In the now-deleted post, he congratulated the Celtics for hiring Ime Udoka as the first coach of color.
Jay Williams forgot about the following:
Tom Sanders pic.twitter.com/pv7gLsuAgv
— Savage (@BOSTONSPORTSB) June 23, 2021
However, Jay made a huge blunder – Udoka is not the first coach of color for the Celtics!
The former basketball player later stated that his Twitter account was allegedly hacked. This invited further backlash as many claimed Jay was telling lies to cover up his wrong statement.