Donald Williams (basketball)
February 24, 1973 |
Garner, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|High school||Garner Magnet
(Garner, North Carolina)
|College||North Carolina (1992–1995)|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|1995–1996||UBC St.Pölten (Austria)|
|1996–1997||Hertener Löwen (Germany)|
|1997–1998||Sporting Athens (Greece)|
|1998||Hapoel Zefat (Israel)|
|1998||Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)|
|1998–1999||Formula Shell (Philippines)|
|1999||Brandt Hagen (Germany)|
|1999–2000||AEL Limassol (Cyprus)|
|2000–2001||Besançon BCD (France)|
|2001||Richmond Rhythm (IBL)|
|2002–2003||Limoges CSP (France)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Donald Williams (born February 24, 1973) is a former American professional basketball player.
The 6' 3" point guard/shooting guard from the University of North Carolina was the recipient of the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player Award when North Carolina won the 1993 NCAA National Championship. In the final game against the University of Michigan, Williams scored 25 points, hitting five of his seven 3-point attempts.
After college, Williams played professionally in Cyprus, Germany, Austria, Poland, France, Sweden, Finland, Greece and the Philippines, where he won a championship in 1998 as a player for Formula Shell, coached by Perry Ronquillo, and the Dominican Republic. Williams never made it to the National Basketball Association.
Williams is currently the men's head basketball coach at Northwood High School in Pittsboro, NC.
- Farnum, Amy. "Where are they now? UNC star, 1993 MOP Williams giving back to game as coach." www.ncaa.com, December 3, 2012. Retrieved April, 4, 2015.