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.