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Jayson Williams sentenced to one year

Updated: August 20, 2010, 6:20 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A chastened Jayson Williams admitted Friday he was driving drunk when he slammed his SUV into a tree, capping years of legal and personal problems with a guilty plea that adds more time behind bars for the already imprisoned former NBA star.

His voice sometimes unsteady, Williams apologized to his family and said he was working to rebuild his life as he pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in the Jan. 5 crash.

His one-year sentence -- the maximum for the misdemeanor ...

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