Jayson Williams Speaks Freely

By Matt Wong

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Ten years later, Jayson Williams still thinks about the shooting every day. The former NBA All-Star replays the night over and over in his head, wishing he could change the past and bring back Costas Christofi, the limousine driver he accidentally killed on Feb. 14, 2002.

The evening’s festivities started harmlessly enough. Williams invited friends and family to his New Jersey mansion after watching a Harlem Globetrotters game. But while giving a tour to his guests, he mishandled a 12-gauge shotgun in his bedroom, fatally wounding Christofi. To make matters worse, Williams then tried to cover up the accident.

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