James "Speedy" Williams is a streetball basketball player from the Bronx, NY, and has been called a "Rucker Park legend". He attended Morris High School in the Bronx. He played at Medgar Evers College where he averaged 26 points per game, later going on to play with the Harlem Globetrotters and the Continental Basketball Association. He played 10 seasons with the United States Basketball League and the Harlem Wizards
He served as an advisor and played a role in the film Above The Rim. It was alleged that he along with Kerry Thompson made a big living playing in drug money sponsored basketball games.
Williams was the winner in the March to the Garden Tournament
and the 1 on 1 tournament winner at Madision Square Garden.