DENVER – It has been a constant fight for Portland Trail Blazers guard Elliot Williams to stay healthy during his brief three-year NBA career. But it pales in comparison to what his mother had to fight for so many years. And that's why he won't stop fighting. Williams' mother, Delois, recently lost her 12-year battle with cancer on April 3. The news came as a shock to family and friends, Williams sad. It wasn't suppose to be her time.