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Thursday, July 6, 2006
The Big Lead: Jay Williams to Sign with Philly


I know, I'm trying not to pass along a lot of rumors. But, um... here's what they're hearing...
A source tells us that Williams is expected to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers tomorrow. Apparently, Williams was supposed to sign with the New Jersey Nets last week, but on draft night, while aboard the Nets private jet, he had the misfortune of watching Connecticut’s Marcus Williams – arguably the highest-rated point guard in the draft – slide all the way down to 22, where New Jersey snatched him to back up Jason Kidd.