"I voted for Bernie Sanders," Mr. Williams said. "He is more for the working-class person, and that's what I am."
"I wanted him to keep that confidence because in the NBA, you're going to need that type of mentality," Williams said. "In general, those are the types of players that tend to feed off of that confidence, but also it fuels their work ethic and other things. As confident as he was, I wanted him to utilize that edge he had in terms of driving what it was going to take to play a long time beyond his college years."