Even though the Dunn Center where Austin Peay now plays streetball has been nicknamed “The House that Fly Built,” officials at the school don’t know precisely where James “Fly” Williams is these days, although they do recall hearing he was in New York City a couple of years ago. “He’s doesn’t interact with the program. He only played here two years,” said a spokesman. But what a two years it was. ..read more..
Fly told me he’s seen the devil. Somebody told me that watching the Kid play was like watching God. Stories. Someone once questioned his fame and he pointed to a train as his name passed by, with the words spray-painted on the side: ‘Fly from the ‘Ville’. He stood on a basketball court the other day as children flocked around him like he was Jesus; when someone asked who he was, they said: Billy the Kid. They said: the greatest.