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Seeking Attention, Sean Williams Finds Trouble

When the Nets were thinking of drafting Sean Williams in 2007, they contacted his mentor, John Lucas, once a troubled NBA player himself and now a counsellor to troubled NBA players. Williams, he says, has a good heart. The problem is that Williams also has a pathology: when things start to go well, "he'll intentionally sabotage his progress" says Lucas. It's all part of a Dave D'Alessandro profile.