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Grizzlies assistant GM Williamson dies of cancer

Updated: November 13, 2012, 4:17 PM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies have announced that assistant general manager Kenny Williamson has died of cancer. He was 65.

The Grizzlies released a statement Tuesday after Williamson's wife, Nicole, notified team officials that he had died overnight.

Williamson, nicknamed "Eggman" in basketball circles, had just begun his sixth season with the Grizzlies. He previously spent three seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats, leading their scouting of college and high school prospects ...

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