December 14, 2012. Durham, North Carolina.. The cast was worn by Jay Williams for a few months while he was recovering from tendon transfer surgery, one of ten or more that he had to undergo to repair damage to his leg done by a motorcycle accident. His girlfriend at the time decorated the cast with a prayer.. Jay Williams, a former point guard for the Chicago Bulls, is now a college basketball analyst for ESPN. Williams was a freshman all american at Duke University and helped lead the Blue Devils to a NCAA National Championship in 2001. . After being drafted in 2002 to the Chicago Bulls, he played one season in the NBA before his basketball career was ended by a serious motorcycle accident which nearly took his life.