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Former NBA and Tulane basketball star John 'Hot Rod' Williams has died at 53

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Former Cleveland Cavaliers and Tulane Green Wave basketball star John ‘Hot Rod’ Williams died  Friday after a battle with cancer, according to a report on NOLA.com

Williams played 13 NBA seasons on Cleveland, Dallas and Phoenix.

He was a star at Tulane in the early 1980s, but is most-remembered for a point-shaving scandal  that shut the basketball program down.

Read the full report here.

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