Terrence Williams, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Terrence Williams

American basketball player

Date of Birth: 28-Jun-1987

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Profession: basketball player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Terrence Williams

  • Terrence Deshon Williams (born June 28, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Guaiqueríes de Margarita of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto (LPB).
  • Williams was drafted 11th overall in the 2009 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets.
  • He was the senior co-captain for Rick Pitino's 2008–09 University of Louisville Cardinals. During the 2007–08 season, Williams achieved the third and fourth triple-doubles in Louisville basketball history (the first two by Samaki Walker and Ellis Myles).
  • He racked up 14 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds in the Cardinals' season-opening 104-69 win over Hartford and had 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a January 19, 2008 loss to Seton Hall.At Rainier Beach High School, Williams was a four-year starter on the basketball team.
  • He helped the team to a state title in 2003.
  • He averaged 21.7 points his senior year.
  • He was also a starting wide receiver and free safety on the football team.
  • He considered attending Indiana and Kansas before deciding to play for Pitino.Williams appeared on three straight Sports Illustrated covers and is one of few athletes to do so.
  • He was also a finalist in the Lowe's Senior Class Award and was named to the Lowe's Senior Class All-Senior All-America first team.Williams has extraordinary overall athletic abilities as recognized by coach Rick Pitino.
  • "He's a freakish athlete", Pitino said.
  • He is known for his slam dunking abilities and won the dunk contest at the 2005 Kentucky Derby Basketball Classic.

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