Marvin Williams announced his retirement

 

Marvin Williams retirement is happening after 15 NBA seasons. The 34-year-old basketball player says  “I’ve been very blessed. God has been very, very good to me.” After the Milwaukee Bucks was surprisingly defeated by the Miami Heat in the second round of the playoffs, former Charlotte Hornet Marvin Williams announced his retirement

Marvin Williams did an outstanding performance in his last match. He scored 11 points by himself in 20 minutes and 8 of them were rebounds.

Professional career before Marvin Williams retirement: 

Marvin Williams was born and raised in Bremerton, Washinton. Afterwards, he started his career from NCAA championship. Due to his unmatchable talents on the court, he was awarded ACC Rookie of the Year honours.

Atlantic Hawks selected him in second overall pick in 2005 NBA Drafts. Scoring 25 points against Miami Heats at the start of his career was certainly the turning point. During his journey with the Hawks, he had gone through an arm and a lower back injury. Although that did not stop him from scoring a career-high of 33 points against the Seattle SupeSonic. He played with the Hawks for 7 seasons.

Later, he played for Utah Jazz for 2 seasons. He played for 5 and half years Charlotte Hornet. In his debut in the new team in 2014, he scored 19 points against Milwaukee Bucks. Marvin Williams did 521 rebounds and 152 three-points during his time in Charlotte Hornet, which was the highest in his time.

After Marvin Williams retirement, people have realised that he has set a good example for NBA players. Over his career of 15 years, his average score is 10.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.

Also read:

Clifford Robinson, played 18 years in the NBA, dies at 53; Reason Must Know

why NBA players feel ‘stuck’ in bubble amid social unrest: Pascal Siakam

 

Leave a Comment