Marcus Williams

Marcus Darrell Williams (born December 3, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Crvena zvezda of the Basketball League of Serbia. Standing at 6 ft 3 in, he plays the point guard position. He was selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets. Prior to becoming professional player, he played collegiate basketball for the Connecticut Huskies.

On July 22, 2008, Williams was traded by the Nets to the Golden State Warriors for a conditional first-round pick. On March 10, 2009 Marcus Williams was released by the Golden State Warriors.

In July 2009, Williams began playing on the Memphis Grizzlies Summer League team in Las Vegas, Nevada. He joined 2009 first round pick Hasheem Thabeet, undrafted rookie free agent Jeff Adrien, and Rudy Gay as one of four former UConn Huskies on the Grizzlies’ Summer League roster. On August 7, 2009, Williams officially signed with the Grizzlies

Williams signed with the Quebradillas Pirates of the Puerto Rican Basketball League (BSN) in late March 2009.

In August 2010, he signed a one-year contract with the Russian team Enisey Krasnoyarsk.

In late November 2011, he signed a contract with the Jiangsu Dragons of China.

On August 19, 2013, Williams signed a contract with the Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar.

On August 15, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with the Serbian team Crvena Zvezda Belgrade. On November 22, 2014, in a game against Galatasaray, Williams set a Euroleague record for the most assists in a single game – 17.

On November 3, 2015, he re-signed with Crvena zvezda.

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Career highlights and awards
ABA League champion (2015)
Serbian League champion (2015)
Serbian Cup winner (2015)
NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2007)
All-BSN First Team (2009)
BSN All-Star (2009)
BSN All-Star game MVP (2009)
BSN assist leader (2009)
BSN Skills Contest Winner (2009)
Big East Most Improved Player (2005)

 

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