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Encyclopedia > Maurice Williams (basketball)
Mo Williams
Nickname Mo
Position Point guard
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
League NBA
Team Milwaukee Bucks
Born December 19, 1982 (1982-12-19) (age 25)
Flag of Mississippi Jackson, Mississippi
Nationality USA
High school Murrah (Jackson)
College Alabama
Draft 2nd round, 37th overall, 2003
Utah Jazz
Pro career 2003–present
Former teams Utah Jazz (2003–2004)

Maurice "Mo" Williams (born December 19, 1982, in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American professional basketball player who currently is a member of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. He is a 6'1" point guard from the University of Alabama. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mississippi. ... : Crossroads of the South : The city of Grace and Benevolence United States Mississippi Hinds, (very small portions in Madison and Rankin) 106. ... // William Belton Murrah (1852-1925) was an American Bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, elected in 1910. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship school of the University of Alabama System. ... The 2003 NBA Draft logo The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The 2003-04 NBA season was the 58th season of the National Basketball Association. ... is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... : Crossroads of the South : The city of Grace and Benevolence United States Mississippi Hinds, (very small portions in Madison and Rankin) 106. ... This article is about the sport. ... NBA redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship school of the University of Alabama System. ...

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NBA career

Utah Jazz

Williams was selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round of the 2003 NBA Draft. He averaged five points and 1.3 assists for the Jazz in his first NBA season, then signed as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Utah Jazz is a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The 2003 NBA Draft logo The 2003 NBA Draft was held on June 26, 2003 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. ... In North American professional sports, particularly baseball, football, and basketball, a free agent is a team player whose contract with a team has expired, and the player is able to sign a contract with another team. ...


Milwaukee Bucks

Filling in for Bucks' injured starting point guard T.J. Ford, Williams averaged 10.2 points and 6.1 assists during the 2004-05 season. In his new role coming off of the bench for the up-and-coming Bucks team, he showed a knack for clutch plays, making several game winning shots in the 2005-06 season.[citation needed] Terrance Jerod T.J. Ford (born March 24, 1983, in Houston, Texas) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA, currently playing for the Toronto Raptors. ... The 2004-05 NBA season was the 59th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The 2005-06 NBA season was the 60th season of the National Basketball Association. ...


In the 2006 off-season the Bucks traded T.J. Ford to the Toronto Raptors for power forward Charlie Villanueva. This opened up a position in the starting lineup for Williams. In the first 19 games of the 2006-07 season Williams averaged 15.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 6.2 assists in nearly 35 minutes per game. These averages were all career highs. The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... Charlie Alexander Villanueva (born August 24, 1984 in Queens, New York City) is an American NBA player for the Milwaukee Bucks. ... The 2006-07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. ...


On December 20, 2006 vs. the Miami Heat, Williams recorded his first career triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.[1] The Miami Heat (known as the HEAT [in all capital letters] on official team publications) is a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... A triple-double is a basketball term, defined as an individual performance in a game in which a player accumulates double-digit totals (i. ...


Williams was a free agent as of July 1st but on July 24th Williams was stuck between the two locations of Miami and Milwaukee but decided to stay with the Bucks by signing a six-year, 52 million dollar deal.[2]


Awards

2002-03 All-SEC 3rd Team
2002-03 SEC leader in free throw percentage(.838)
2001-02 The Sporting News National Freshman of the Year
2001-02 All-SEC 3rd Team
2001-02 SEC Freshman of the Year
2001-02 SEC All-Freshman Team by the league’s coaches
2001 McDonald’s All-America player
2000-01 Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year


Notes

  1. ^ ESPN - Miami vs. Milwaukee Recap, December 20, 2006
  2. ^ http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/basketball/nba/07/24/bucks.williams.ap/index.html

External links

  • NBA.com Profile - Mo Williams
  • College statistics @ sportsstats.com
Persondata
NAME Williams, Maurice
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION American basketball player
DATE OF BIRTH December 19, 1982
PLACE OF BIRTH Jackson, Mississippi
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
: Crossroads of the South : The city of Grace and Benevolence United States Mississippi Hinds, (very small portions in Madison and Rankin) 106. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...

 
 

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