Elliot Williams

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Elliot Williams
No. 25 – Philadelphia 76ers
Position Shooting guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1989-06-20) June 20, 1989 (age 25)
Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school St. George's Independent School
(Memphis, Tennessee)
College Duke (2008–2009)
Memphis (2009–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro playing career 2010–present
Career history
20102013 Portland Trail Blazers
2013–present Philadelphia 76ers
2014 Delaware 87ers (D-League)

Elliot Jerell Williams (born June 20, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. He was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers.

College career[edit]

2008–09 season (Duke)[edit]

For the Blue Devils, Williams saw action in 34 of Duke's 37 games, starting in 12 contests, with 11 coming in the Blue Devils' final 12 games of the season (including ACC and NCAA tournaments), averaging 4.2 points and 2.3 rebounds. Williams also recorded 23 assists and 21 steals and shot 44.1 percent from the field, 25 percent from the three-point arc and 50 percent from the foul line in helping lead Duke to a 30–7 overall record, an ACC Tournament crown and an NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance.

2009–10 season (Memphis)[edit]

Williams received an NCAA waiver in August 2009 to play immediately for the Memphis Tigers for the 2009–10 season after playing for the Duke Blue Devils for the 2008–09 season. Playing in a total of 68 career games with 46 starts, Williams averaged 11.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 2.2 assists.

Professional career[edit]

Williams was selected 22nd overall in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. After playing in the preseason for the Trail Blazers, Williams missed the entire 2010–11 season due to a knee injury.[1][2] Williams also missed a significant portion of the 2011–12 NBA season after dislocating his shoulder during an early March practice. Williams had made 24 appearances over the course of the season, averaging 3.7 points per game.[3] Williams missed the entire 2012–13 season due to an achilles injury.

In September 2013, Williams signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.[4] He was later waived on October 25.[5]

On November 20, 2013, he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers.[6] On January 5, 2014, he was assigned to the Delaware 87ers.[7] He was recalled the next day.[8]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2011–12 Portland 24 0 6.2 .500 .296 .333 .8 .3 .3 .1 3.7
2013–14 Philadelphia 67 2 17.3 .415 .296 .731 1.9 1.1 .5 0 6.0
Career 91 2 14.4 .431 .296 .679 1.6 .9 .5 .1 5.4

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