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Reggie Williams (basketball, born 1986)

Reginald Leon Williams II (born September 14, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Science City Jena of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He played college basketball for the Virginia Military Institute (VMI).

Reggie Williams
Reggie Williams Warriors.jpg
Williams with the Warriors
Free agent
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Personal information
Born (1986-09-14) September 14, 1986 (age 33)
Prince George, Virginia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolPrince George
(Prince George, Virginia)
CollegeVMI (2004–2008)
NBA draft2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2008–present
Career history
2008–2009JDA Dijon
2009–2010Sioux Falls Skyforce
20102011Golden State Warriors
2011Caja Laboral
20112013Charlotte Bobcats
2013–2014Tulsa 66ers
2014Oklahoma City Thunder
2014→Tulsa 66ers
2014San Miguel Beermen
2014–2015Oklahoma City Blue
2015San Antonio Spurs
2016Avtodor Saratov
2016–2017Oklahoma City Blue
2016–2017New Orleans Pelicans
2019Science City Jena
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

High school careerEdit

Williams Prince George High School at Prince George, Virginia averaging 20.5 points, 13 rebounds, and eight assists per game as a senior, while sinking a total of 41 three-pointers leading his team to a 22-5 record and to the Central region quarterfinals, all of this while playing several positions, ranging from the point to the pivot.[1]

College careerEdit

Williams attended the Virginia Military Institute where he led the NCAA in scoring two straight seasons[2] for the fast-paced VMI team. In April 2007, Williams initially decided to skip his senior season and enter the NBA Draft,[3] but later elected to return to school for his senior season.[4] On March 1, 2008, Williams became the state of Virginia's all-time Division I career scoring leader with 2,526 points.[5] Williams graduated from VMI with a bachelor's degree in psychology.[6][7]

College statisticsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2004–05 VMI Keydets 27 26 35.1 .431 .280 .796 4.7 2.5 1.4 .2 15.5
2005–06 VMI Keydets 27 25 33.1 .462 .317 .750 7.0 2.5 1.0 .2 19.0
2006–07 VMI Keydets 33 33 32.4 .531 .319 .659 8.0 4.4 1.7 .3 28.1
2007–08 VMI Keydets 25 21 35.1 .528 .279 .671 9.7 3.9 2.2 .7 27.8
Career 112 105 33.8 .498 .302 .703 7.3 3.4 1.6 .3 22.8

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2008 NBA draft, Williams signed with the French team JDA Dijon. After playing in France he played in the NBA Development League. He was drafted by the Sioux Falls Skyforce. He averaged 26 points and 5.7 rebounds per game with Sioux Falls before signing a ten-day contract with the Golden State Warriors on March 2, 2010.[8] On March 12, 2010 the Golden State Warriors re-signed Williams to another 10 day contract[9] and later, on March 22, 2010, the Warriors signed Williams for the remainder of the season.[10]

On June 21, 2011 Williams signed a qualifying offer by the Warriors, thus becoming a restricted free agent.[11]

Following the announcement of the 2011 NBA Lockout, on August 23, 2011 Williams signed a contract with the Spanish team Caja Laboral.[12]

On December 11, 2011, the Warriors rescinded their qualifying offer to Williams to conserve cap space to sign Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan to an offer sheet, making Williams an unrestricted free agent.[13]

On December 15, 2011, Williams signed a two-year deal reportedly worth $5 million with the Charlotte Bobcats.[14]

On July 19, 2013, Williams signed a multi-year deal with the Houston Rockets.[15] However, he was later waived on October 28, 2013.[16]

On December 20, 2013, Williams was acquired by the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA D-League.[17] On March 6, 2014, Williams signed a 10-day contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder.[18] On March 11, 2014, he was assigned back down to the Tulsa 66ers.[19] He was recalled the same day after playing in the 66ers 109-117 loss to the LA D-Fenders.[20] On March 15, 2014, he was reassigned to the 66ers.[21][22] On March 16, 2014, he was not offered a second 10-day contract, and returned to the 66ers.[23] On March 28, 2014, he signed another 10-day contract with the Thunder.[24] On April 7, 2014, he was again not offered a second 10-day contract by the Thunder. On May 10, 2014, he signed with the San Miguel Beermen of the Philippine Basketball Association.[25]

On August 12, 2014, Williams signed with the Miami Heat.[26] However, he was later waived by the Heat on October 13, 2014.[27] On December 26, 2014, he was acquired by the Oklahoma City Blue.[28]

On January 28, 2015, Williams signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs.[29] On February 8, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Spurs.[30] On February 20, he signed with the Spurs for the rest of the season.[31] On October 24, 2015, he was waived by the Spurs.[32]

On January 9, 2016, Williams signed with Avtodor Saratov of the VTB United League.[33]

On October 17, 2016, Williams signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder,[34] but was waived two days later.[35] On November 3, he was re-acquired by the Oklahoma City Blue.[36] After averaging 17.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 33.3 minutes with the Blue over 11 games, Williams signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on December 10.[37] In his second game for the Pelicans the following day, Williams scored 11 points off the bench in the first half, including 3-of-3 shooting on three-pointers, and finished with 17 in the 120–119 overtime win over the Phoenix Suns.[38] On January 1, 2017, Williams was waived by the Pelicans after appearing in five games[39] and two days later, he was reacquired by the Oklahoma City Blue.[40] On February 25, 2017, Williams returned to the Pelicans on a 10-day contract.[41] On March 7, 2017, he was reacquired by the Blue.[42]

On January 23, 2019, Science City Jena of the Basketball Bundesliga announced that they had added Williams.[43]

The Basketball TournamentEdit

In 2017, Williams participated in The Basketball Tournament with Ram Nation. Williams had 14.8 PPG and 5.3 RPG during the tournament. Ram Nation advanced to the Elite 8 before being bested by eventual tournament champs Overseas Elite. The Basketball Tournament is an annual $2 million winner-take-all tournament broadcast on ESPN.[44]

National teamEdit

Williams played with the senior United States national team at the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup, where he won a gold medal.

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

NBAEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Golden State 24 10 32.6 .495 .359 .839 4.6 2.8 1.0 .3 15.2
2010–11 Golden State 80 9 20.3 .469 .423 .746 2.7 1.5 .4 .0 9.2
2011–12 Charlotte 33 13 22.6 .416 .308 .725 2.8 1.8 .6 .1 8.3
2012–13 Charlotte 40 0 9.5 .432 .306 .476 1.3 1.0 .3 .0 3.7
2013–14 Oklahoma City 3 0 5.7 .556 .333 .000 .0 .3 .3 .0 3.7
2014–15 San Antonio 20 0 5.3 .385 .158 1.000 .9 .5 .1 .0 1.9
2016–17 New Orleans 6 0 13.2 .348 .455 .857 1.0 .7 .1 .0 4.5
Career 206 32 18.3 .458 .363 .747 2.4 1.5 .4 .1 7.8

NBA D-LeagueEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Sioux Falls 31 31 40.0 .576 .410 .824 5.6 3.2 1.6 .2 26.4
2013–14 Tulsa 25 21 38.0 .476 .355 .732 5.7 4.9 1.6 .2 20.1
Career 56 52 39.1 .533 .380 .794 5.6 3.9 1.6 .2 23.6

International LeaguesEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 Dijon 29 27 29.0 .451 .223 .617 5.3 2.5 .8 .5 12.7
2011–12 Caja Laboral 10 1 11.9 .479 .167 1.000 1.2 .8 .8 .0 5.0
Career 39 28 24.6 .455 .217 .625 4.3 2.1 .8 .4 10.7

ReferencesEdit

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