Chris Williams (basketball)

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Chris Williams
No. 9 – Foolad Mahan Isfahan BC
Position Small forward
League Iranian Super League
Personal information
Born (1980-07-09) July 9, 1980 (age 34)
Birmingham, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 14 in (1.99 m)
Career information
High school Minor (Adamsville, Alabama)
College Virginia (1998–2002)
NBA draft 2002 / Undrafted
Pro career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2003 Sydney Kings
2003 Perth Wildcats
2003–2005 Skyliners Frankfurt
2005–2007 Mobis Phoebus
2007–2008 Türk Telekom
2008–2009 Qingdao Double Star
2009 San Miguel Beermen
2009–2010 Qingdao Double Star
2010–2011 Mahram Tehran
2011–2012 Goyang Orions
2012–present Foolad Mahan Isfahan

Chris Williams (born July 9, 1980) is an American professional basketball player. A 6'6" (199 cm) tall small forward, he led the 2004-05 Euroleague in steals with 2.8 per game playing for the Frankfurt Skyliners. He had won the German championship with Frankfurt in 2004. From 2005 to 2007 he played in Korea for Ulsan Mobis Phoebus. He also played for Qingdao DoubleStar in CBA, China, and Mahram Tehran in Iranian Basketball Super League. He currently plays for Goyang Orions in Korean Basketball League.

Williams played his college basketball at the University of Virginia, and was named Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the Year in 1999.

Prior to entering the Euro League, Chris Williams played as an import for the Sydney Kings in Australia. His efforts in being a leading scorer at a high percentage and rebounder were rated as a key component to the Kings winning their first ever Championship. He was awarded the MVP for the league.

In a game between Qingdao and Dongguan Leopards on December 25, 2009, Williams produced the second ever Quadruple-double in CBA history, finishing the game with 15 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists and 11 steals. Qingdao won the game 122-103.[1]

On October 10, 2013, Williams was named in the Sydney Kings 25th Anniversary Team.[2]


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