Bison Dele is an American professional basketball player. He was born on April 6, 1969, and was named Brian Carson Williams. He was found dead on July 7, 2002, as presumed in Tahiti, French Polynesia at the age of 33. He was the player of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons.
family and education
Bison was born in Fresno, California, as the second son of Patricia Phillips(mother) and singer Eugene “Geno” Williams Jr.(father) of the musical group The Platters but they later divorced and his mother remarried and they were raised in Fresno until that marriage ended. At that time he was in junior high.
His intellectual basketball career began from the University of Maryland, where he played for one year before sitting out the next season while transferring to the University of Arizona. After playing for two seasons at Arizona, Dele was drafted with the 10th pick in the first round of the 1991 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic..
After playing for Orlando, Dele joined the Denver Nuggets, for whom he played two seasons. He then played one year for the Los Angeles Clippers, earning increased playing time. But due to a contract dispute and reports that his asking price was too high, he could not find a team at the beginning of the 1996–97 season and was sitting out most of the season.
Then he was signed by the Chicago Bulls nine games before the end of the season and became an important backup player in the Bulls’ run to their fifth championship. He finished his career playing two seasons with the Detroit Pistons.
His net worth estimated was $20 million which he earned from his good professional games.
Dele was in a relationship with the world-renowned singer Madonna. The couple was in a relationship at one point of the time, however, the information related to this couple about how and how long they dated was never disclosed to the public.
After that Dele was in a serious relationship with his late girlfriend, Serena Karlan. As per some sources, Bison and Serena were often seen together out in the public and also they were planning to get married soon. Sadly, Bison and his girlfriend’s mysterious death have left everyone in shock.
It is said that he and his girlfriend were murdered by his brother Miles Dabord also known as Kevin Williams.
Height and weight
Bison Dele was a 6 feet 10 inches tall athletic, who weighed about 260 lbs (118 kg).