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Lawyer urges dismissal of DWI case

Updated: March 22, 2010, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Former NBA star Jayson Williams had done nothing illegal and was just sitting in his wrecked car when police arrested him on drunken-driving charges earlier this year, a defense lawyer said Monday.

The former New Jersey Nets player "had not, was not or was not about to do any act which constituted a crime," attorney Oscar Holt III wrote in urging a judge to toss out the case.

Williams is serving a five-year prison sentence in New Jersey after pleading guilty there to aggravated ...

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