Henry Williams (basketball)

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Henry Williams
Personal information
Born (1970-06-06) June 6, 1970 (age 44)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
High school Ben Davis (Indianapolis, Indiana)
College Charlotte (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs
Pro career 1992–2002
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1992–1993 Wichita Falls Texans (CBA)
1993–1995 Scaligera Verona (Italy)
1995–1999 Benetton Treviso (Italy)
1999–2000 Virtus Roma (Italy)
2000–2001 Scaligera Verona (Italy)
2002 Basket Napoli (Italy)
Career highlights and awards

Henry Williams (born June 6, 1970), nicknamed Hi-Fly, is a retired American basketball player.

College career[edit]

Williams played college basketball for UNC Charlotte under coach Jeff Mullins from 1988 through 1992. In his four years with the 49ers, Williams remains the 49ers' all-time leading scorer with 2,383 points. The school has also retired his #34 jersey. He helped lead the 49ers to the 1992 NCAA Tournament and to an NIT berth in 1989.

Professional career[edit]

Williams was drafted in the second round (44th overall) in the 1992 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs, but never played for the team. He spent the majority of his professional career in Europe. During his 10-year overseas career, Williams played for Italian teams Verona, Treviso and Rome, winning six Italian championships, and posting a career scoring average of 20.2 points.[1] He was the Italian League MVP in 1996.

During the 2004-05 NBA season, Williams was the Charlotte Bobcats' additional on-air talent.[1]

He is the Pastor of New Zion Missionary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Bobcats Announce Additional On-Air Talent For 2004-05 Season