The 20 Greatest Basketball Players to Never Play in the NBA

11. Fly Williams

Accolades: As a freshman at Austin Peay University, was fiftly in the nation in scoring.

James "Fly" Williams is a prime example why streetballers rarely make it to the NBA. Sometimes organized ball restricts a playground player's game, often taking away his showmanship. He was a dynamic scorer that often shot from 30 feet with efficiency. His game was documented in the streetball scripture, Heaven is a Playground by Rick Telander. Fly attended Austin Peay and put them on the map, twice leading them to a NCAA tournament bid. He put up 29 points a game during his freshman year and nearly 28 in his sophomore season. Williams could never fully adapt to team ball and never played professionally because of his attitude.

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