December 14, 2012. Durham, North Carolina.. Jay Williams plays pickup basketball on the Duke practice courts. Williams still lives in Durham, although he is gone frequently for work trips for ESPN.. 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.