He's probably still deserving, though.
Williams is pictured amongst sports legends Jackie Robinson and Julius Erving. When it's all said and done, he hopes that he will go down in history with them as a sports hero.
And yes, that's Jay-Z in the lower right-hand corner of the mural. Also pictured is James "Fly" Wililams—the Brooklyn born blacktop legend who was renowned for high-flying dunks and his prolific scoring ability.