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Once rivals, former NBA stars Charles Oakley and Jayson Williams unite to fight addiction

Once rivals, former NBA stars Charles Oakley and Jayson Williams unite to fight addiction

Former NBA player Charles Oakley was known for his tough-guy persona throughout his career.

He was often referred to as an enforcer, especially during his days with the New York Knicks. Although Oakley admits to still being tough, he is showing a different side nowadays. He teamed with Jayson Williams, also an ex-NBA standout, to put on the inaugural Rebound Celebrity Golf and Dinner Outing on Thursday at Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club.

The event raised money for Williams’ drug, alcohol and gambling rehabilitation center in Boca Raton.

“I’m still tough,” Oakley said. “There’s no [other] side to me. It’s just part of life. You’ve got to do things. You’ve got to be...

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