Lorenzo Williams (basketball, born 1969)

Lorenzo Williams (born 15 July 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player, who played eight seasons in the National Basketball Association (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]

Lorenzo Williams
Personal information
Born (1969-07-15) July 15, 1969 (age 50)
Ocala, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolForest (Ocala, Florida)
College
NBA draft1991 / Undrafted
Playing career1992–2000
PositionPower forward / Center
Number40, 43, 44
Career history
1992Charlotte Hornets
1992Orlando Magic
1993Boston Celtics
1993Orlando Magic
1994Charlotte Hornets
19941996Dallas Mavericks
19962000Washington Bullets / Wizards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

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 was a top shot blocker in the NBA.

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 helping youth develop basketball skills at University of Central Florida's Five Star Basketball camp, during the summer.[2]

Williams has been married to Tracey Williams since July 13, 1996

NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
* Led the league

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1992–93 Charlotte 2 0 9.0 .333 4.5 .0 .0 1.0 1.0
1992–93 Orlando 3 0 3.3 .000 .7 .0 .3 .3 .0
1992–93 Boston 22 7 6.9 .516 .286 2.0 .2 .2 .6 1.5
1993–94 Orlando 3 0 6.3 .167 .000 1.3 .7 .7 1.0 .7
1993–94 Charlotte 1 0 19.0 .000 .– 4.0 .0 1.0 2.0 .0
1993–94 Dallas 34 11 19.9 .466 .429 6.1 .7 .4 1.2 3.2
1994–95 Dallas 82* 81 29.1 .477 .376 8.4 1.5 .6 1.8 4.0
1995–96 Dallas 65 61 27.8 .407 .000 .343 8.0 1.3 .7 1.9 3.0
1996–97 Washington 19 0 13.9 .645 .714 3.6 .2 .3 .4 2.4
1997–98 Washington 14 6 7.9 .765 .000 1.9 .2 .1 .2 1.9
1999–2000 Washington 8 0 9.5 .778 3.1 .1 .4 .8 1.8
Career 253 166 21.9 .469 .000 .377 6.3 1.0 .5 1.4 3.0

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1993 Boston 1 0 3.0 1.000 1.0 .0 .0 .0 2.0
1997 Washington 2 0 2.5 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
Career 3 0 2.7 1.000 .3 .0 .0 .0 .7

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