Former Cleveland Cavaliers center John "Hot Rod" Williams is reportedly battling cancer and on life support in a hospital outside of Baton Rouge.
We’re all pulling for you, Hot Rod! https://t.co/gKeg6wicFa— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) December 9, 2015
Join me in Praying for my former teammate John "Hot Rod" Williams today. He is fighting for his life vs cancer. One of my Fav teammates!— Mark Price (@Mark25Price) December 9, 2015
Williams, 53, spent most of his 13-year career as the sixth-man on the perennial playoff-bound Cavs during the mid '80's and early '90's. He was the Cavs all-time leader in blocked shots, until being surpassed by Zydrunas Illgauskus in 2009.