Wednesday , Dec , 26 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Jason Williams Bothered by Trade Rumors

CLEVELAND – Yes, Heat guard Jason Williams said, the rumors have hit home.

"The thing about it is how it affects your family," Williams said before scoring nine points in Tuesday’s 96-82 loss to the Cavaliers.

With the trading deadline less than two months away, Williams said he can’t help feel he’s viewed more as an expiring contract than a needed contributor. "We’re like some high-paid prostitutes anyway in this league," he said. "They just use and get rid of us whenever they want."

Williams is in the final year of a contract that pays $8.9 million this season…(Click here for more.)