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Corliss Mondari Williamson (born on December 4, 1973 in Russellville, Arkansas) is a basketball player in the National Basketball Association. His nickname is "Big Nasty". December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Russellville is a city located in Pope County, Arkansas. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 For other uses, see Basketball (disambiguation). ... NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West Location of NBA teams, conferences and divisions NBA redirects here. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Tom is short for Thomas). ...


In college, Williamson was a dominating power forward but became an undersized power forward in the NBA and has mostly played down at the small forward position. Kevin Garnett smiles while playing in the NBA for the Minnesota Timberwolves. ... LeBron James is one of the premier players listed at small forward. ...


He attended the University of Arkansas and in 1994 was named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament while helping the Razorbacks win the NCAA Basketball Championship under coach Nolan Richardson. The University of Arkansas is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... At the conclusion of the NCAA mens and womens Division I basketball championships (the Final Four tournaments), the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. ... NCAA Basketball logo The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 college basketball teams in the United States. ... NCAA Basketball logo The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 college basketball teams in the United States. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... Nolan Richardson (b. ...


He was selected by the Sacramento Kings as a 13th overall pick in the first round of the 1995 NBA Draft. The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. ... 1995 NBA Draft - 28 June 1995 - Toronto, Ontario Round 1 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft ...


His best career year was in the 1997-98 season when he played 79 games and averaged 17.7 points per game for the Kings. After Sacramento traded him mid-way through the 2000-01 season to the Toronto Raptors (in exchange for Doug Christie), for whom he played 42 games, Williamson was traded to the Detroit Pistons where in the 2001-02 season he was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year and eventually was a member of the Pistons' 2003-04 NBA Championship team. After being traded by the Pistons along with an undisclosed amount of cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for Derrick Coleman and Amal McCaskill on August 8, 2004, he was again traded back to the Kings along with Brian Skinner and Kenny Thomas for power forward Chris Webber on February 22, 2005. The 1997-98 NBA season was the 52nd season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 2000-01 NBA season was the 55th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... Note: For the Canadian lawyer of the same name, please see Doug Christie (lawyer). ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The 2001-02 NBA season is the 56th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award is the award given by the National Basketball Association to the leagues most valuable player for his team coming off the bench as a substitute (sixth man). ... The 2003-04 NBA season is the 58th season of the National Basketball Association. ... Despite Kobe Bryants game-tying buzzer beater in Game 2 of the 2004 NBA Finals, the Detroit Pistons won 4 games to 1. ... The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short) are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Derrick D. Coleman (born June 21, 1967 in Mobile, Alabama) is a pro basketball player in the NBA. Coleman grew up and attended high school in Detroit, Michigan and attended college at Syracuse University. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Skinner (born May 19, 1976 in Temple, Texas) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. After a college career at Baylor University, Skinner was the 22nd pick of the 1998 NBA Draft, selected by the Los Angeles Clippers. ... Kenny Thomas (born July 25, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American basketball player. ... Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III, better known as Chris Webber (born March 1, 1973 in Detroit, Michigan), is an NBA basketball player, most notably with the Sacramento Kings and currently with the Philadelphia 76ers. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Williamson has gained certain fame for being one of the few Professional basketball players to win National Championships at three different levels, High School, the NCAA with Arkansas, and the NBA with Detroit. High school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The University of Arkansas is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...

Preceded by:
Donald Williams
NCAA Basketball Tournament
Most Outstanding Player
(men's)

1994
Succeeded by:
Ed O'Bannon

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KingsCourt: Corliss Williamson Dedication (764 words)
Corliss Williamson, the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Final Four after leading Arkansas to the championship in 1994, declared himself eligible for the 1995 NBA Draft following his junior season and was a first-round pick of the Sacramento Kings, the 13th player chosen overall.
Williamson was named to the All-America Second Team by the Associated Press after each of his last two seasons at Arkansas, where in 15 career NCAA tournament games he averaged 20.2 and 7.5 rebounds while shooting.594 from the field.
Williamson's second pro season was a distinct improvement as he nearly doubled his stats to 11.6 points and 4.1 rebounds.
Corliss Williamson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
Corliss Mondari Williamson (born on December 4, 1973 in Russellville, Arkansas) is a basketball player in the National Basketball Association.
In college, Williamson was a dominating power forward but became an undersized power forward in the NBA and has mostly played down at the small forward position.
Williamson has gained certain fame for being one of the few Professional basketball players to win National Championships at three different levels, High School, the NCAA with Arkansas, and the NBA with Detroit.
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