Bison Dele, once known as Brian Williams, left the NBA behind to explore the world. Bison Dele and his girlfriend, Serena Karlan, disappeared while sailing to Tahiti.

Play. (I'd be willing to write an article sometime next month for Bison Dele. -- Law enforcement officials believe Dabord killed his brother, along with Dele's girlfriend, Serena Kaplan, and boat captain Bertrand Saldo, while at sea on July 7. There was an NBA player named Brian Williams (who later changed his name to Bison Dele) who was lost at sea in 2002 with his girlfriend and is presumed dead . Pic credit: Monsters and Critics. More than a decade later, his spirit sails on.

Bison Dele, formerly known as Brian Williams, played NBA basketball with the Denver Nuggets, LA Clippers, 1997 NBA champion Chicago Bulls, and most recently with the Detroit Pistons from 1997-1999. Interview. The parents of both Serena Karlan and Bison Dele are seeking any help they can get to locate Bison and Serena and the rest of the crew of the Hukuna Matata. The stories are in the Oct. 14 … Copy embed code. I'm surprised there currently isn't one.) She wants to believe his story about the disappearance of his brother, former basketball star Bison Dele, and two others off Tahiti. In 1998, he changed his name to Bison Dele, to honor his Cherokee ancestry and the first person from his mother's side of the family to be enslaved.

She wants to believe his story about the disappearance of his brother, basketball star Bison Dele, and two others off Tahiti. Copy the code below to embed the WBUR audio player on your site. October 19, 2013. The Mystery Of Bison Dele 05:00 X. Bison Dele's girlfriend, Serena Karlan, was knocked to the deck and killed instantly while breaking up a fight between Dele and his brother, Miles Dabord, as the three and a ship's captain sailed near Tahiti in early July. That's the story Erica Wiese, Dabord's former girlfriend, told ESPN The Magazine's Tim Keown and the Los Angeles Times, based on her conversations with Dabord. Pistons' Dele Retires October 22, 1999 / 1:59 AM / CBS/AP Detroit Pistons center Bison Dele has filed retirement papers with the NBA office in New York, a newspaper reported Friday. His quest carried him to a mysterious end near Tahiti. The story was quite high-profile. Maybe it's best to have a disambiguation page? This article is more than 6 years old.