Adrian Williams-Strong

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Adrian Williams-Strong
Personal information
Born (1977-02-15) February 15, 1977 (age 40)
Fresno, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
College USC
WNBA draft 2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Phoenix Mercury
Playing career 2000–2008
Position Forward / Center
Number 33, 34
Career history
20002004 Phoenix Mercury
2004 San Antonio Stars
2006 Minnesota Lynx
20072008 Sacramento Monarchs
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Adrian Williams-Strong (born February 15, 1977) is a former American professional women's basketball player who played in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Born in Fresno, California, Williams attended college at University of Southern California and graduated in 1999.

Following her collegiate career, she was selected as the 21st overall pick in the 2000 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury and played in the 2003 WNBA All-Star Game. In July 2004, Williams was dealt to the San Antonio Silver Stars.

After spending the 2005 season in Korea, Williams signed with the Minnesota Lynx in 2006. She averaged 4.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 15.2 minutes per game in her return to the WNBA.

In February 2007, the Lynx traded Williams to the Sacramento Monarchs in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2007 WNBA Draft. Then in the winter of 2008 she played in China un til March 2008 where she hurt her left knee and had to have surgery. Coming home,she decided to take a break from the WNBA to let her knees rest.


During the 2006-2007 offseason, she played for Perfumerias Avenida in Spain, averaging 10.0 points (40.9 FG%, 33.3 3FG%, 50.0 FT%), 8.5 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 1.7 steals, 0.7 blocks and 27.3 minutes per game.[1]


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