Mike Williams (basketball)
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Michael (Mike) George Williams (born August 14, 1963, in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American basketball player. He attended De La Salle Institute in Chicago where he led the Meteors to three straight Catholic League titles and went to the state tournament's Elite Eight twice. He was a 6'9" 255 lb power forward and attended the University of Cincinnati and Bradley University. In two seasons at Bradley from 1984 to 1986, Williams averaged 13.0 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.
Williams, originally selected by the Golden State Warriors with the 4th pick in the third round of the 1986 NBA Draft, played for the NBA's Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks during the 1989–1990 season, averaging 0.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game.
On November 29, 2009, Williams was shot and paralyzed while working at an Atlanta nightclub.
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