Corey Williams (basketball, born 1977)
August 3, 1977 |
New York City, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Rice (New York City, New York)|
|NBA draft||1999 / Undrafted|
|2005–2006||Sellbytel Baskets Nürnberg|
|2006||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|2006||Guaiqueríes de Margarita|
|2007||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|2009||Trotamundos de Carabobo|
|2012||Piratas de Quebradillas|
|2014||Al Mouttahed Tripoli|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school and college career
Born in New York City, Williams attended Rice High School. He played college basketball for Penn Valley Community College from 1995 to 1997, and Alabama State University from 1997 to 1999. In 1998–99, he played 27 games for the Hornets, averaging 10.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Williams began his career playing in Brazil, Sweden and China, as well as minor American leagues such as the International Basketball Association and United States Basketball League. He also spent the 2004 NBA Summer League playing for the Denver Nuggets.
In December 2005, Williams signed with Sellbytel Baskets Nürnberg, but left the team after appearing in just three games. In January 2006, he joined the Sioux Falls Skyforce for the rest of the 2005–06 CBA season. Following the conclusion of the CBA season, he joined Guaiqueríes de Margarita for a one-game stint.
Between July and October of 2006, Williams spent time with the Indiana Pacers summer league team and the Denver Nuggets preseason squad. He later moved to France where he joined Cholet Basket. However, in December 2006, he left Cholet after appearing in just eight games. On January 1, 2007, he was acquired by the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. After being waived by the Skyforce on February 16, he was picked up by the Dakota Wizards a week later.
In July 2007, Williams played for the Golden State Warriors summer league team. On October 3, 2007, he signed with the Townsville Crocodiles for the rest of the 2007–08 NBL season, replacing the injured Rosell Ellis. In March 2008, following the conclusion of the NBL season, he joined KK Cibona of Croatia for the rest of the 2007–08 A-1 Liga season.
In April 2008, Williams re-signed with the Townsville Crocodiles on a two-year deal. Following the conclusion of the 2008–09 NBL season, he joined Trotamundos de Carabobo of Venezuela for the 2009 LPB season.
In November 2010, Williams signed with the Melbourne Tigers for the rest of the 2010–11 NBL season. In his four NBL seasons, Williams played 114 games (91 for Townsville and 23 for Melbourne) and averaged 19.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game.
In September 2013, Williams signed with Iraqi club Duhok but left prior to the start of the regular season. In November 2013, he joined Hoops Club. In December 2013, he left Hoops. In January 2014, he joined Al Mouttahed Tripoli for the rest of the 2013–14 season.
On February 27, 2015, Williams signed with Lebanese club Tadamon Zouk. He appeared in 10 games for Tadamon in 2014–15, averaging 23.0 points, 7.9 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 2.5 steals per game. Between February and April of 2016, Williams had a six-game stint with Tadamon.
- Where in the world is Corey Williams?
- Wood, Ryan. "How Corey 'Homicide' Williams Became a Streetball Legend". USAB.com. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
- Corey Williams Stats
- Corey Williams Player Profile – RealGM
- 2005-06 Transactions Archived 2007-01-12 at the Wayback Machine.
- 2006-07 Transactions Archived June 18, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
- 'Homicide' to breath new life into Crocs
- "Homicide" In The Ville, MacKinnon And Smith To Stay Home
- "Homicide wins MVP at NBL awards night". NBL.com.au. March 19, 2010. Archived from the original on June 22, 2011. Retrieved March 19, 2010.
- MELBOURNE TIGERS SIGN COREY HOMICIDE WILLIAMS
- Player statistics for Corey Williams
- Corey Williams, new addition for Duhok
- Corey Williams to play for Hoops Club
- Williams in Tripoli, Avery in Bejje
- Corey Williams joins Tadamon
- Australian basketball legend Andrew Gaze joins FOX Sports’ NBL commentary team