posted on Jun, 20 2003 @ 11:11 AM
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls guard Jay Williams broke his leg in a motorcycle accident Thursday evening.
Details of the accident were unclear to team officials, spokesman Tim Hallam said.
"He's OK, but to the extent of the leg injury, we don't want to speculate," Hallam said.
But Williams' father, David, said his son was expected to be in surgery for three or four hours.
Jay Williams was at the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. Hospital officials could not immediately comment on his player's
Team spokesman Brandon Faber said Jay Williams recently bought the motorcycle.
The Bulls got the first-round draft pick from Duke last year. The 21-year-old player averaged 9.5 points last season.