Olympics

The Junkyard Dog building 3-on-3 ball from ground up ahead of Olympic debut

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: TheScore

Jerome Williams has stayed true to form after all these years: still hungry, still hustling. Still doing whatever it takes to make those around him better. It's the mentality that earned him his iconic "Junkyard Dog" nickname, and made him a beloved teammate in stops with the Detroit Pistons , Toronto Raptors , New York Knicks , and Chicago Bulls over his nine-year NBA career. Perhaps more importantly, it's the drive that bought Williams respect in whatever community he's called home, from each of his NBA cities, to Washington, D.C. , to coaching at Findlay Prep in Las Vegas, to his charity work abroad. Now, the 45-year-old is applying his wealth of experience to the burgeoning world of three-on-three basketball. As the president of the recently announced Young3 initiative , Williams is going back to his roots in hopes of cultivating three-on-three basketball's expansion from the ground up. The half-court cousin of the five-a-side game has been legitimized of late. It's no...

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