Lorenzo Williams (basketball)

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Lorenzo Williams
No. 40, 43, 44
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1969-07-15) July 15, 1969 (age 45)
Ocala, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Forest (Ocala, Florida)
College Polk State (1987–1989)
Stetson (1989–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Undrafted
Pro career 1992–2000
Career history
1992 Charlotte Hornets
1992 Orlando Magic
1993 Boston Celtics
1993 Orlando Magic
1994 Charlotte Hornets
19941996 Dallas Mavericks
19962000 Washington Bullets / Wizards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Lorenzo Williams (born 15 July 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player, who played eight seasons in the NBA. Born in Ocala, Florida, he attended Polk Community College and Stetson University, both in Florida, and was known for his shot-blocking ability.[1]

In the NBA, 6'9" center Williams played with the Charlotte Hornets (1992, 1994), Orlando Magic (1992), Boston Celtics (1993), Dallas Mavericks (1994–96) and the Washington Bullets/Wizards (1996–2000). During 253 regular season games, he averaged 3 points and 6 rebounds per game, shooting less than 38% from the line.

Williams also played in the GBA (1991–92), the USBL (1991, 1992) and the CBA (1992–93 and 1993–94).

Upon retiring, Williams worked with youngsters, helping them develop their basketball skills at University of Central Florida's Five Star Basketball camp, during the summer.[2]


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