Retired NBA player Williams returns to Hornets as assistant coach

2022-09-29 15:31

Retired NBA player Williams returns to Hornets as assistant coach

According to the Charlotte Hornets' NBA reporter, Marvin Williams , a retired player who played for the Hornets for six seasons, returned to the team today as an assistant coach and joined the coaching staff to prepare the team for the new season. Prepare for fall training camp before launching.

Williams spent 17 seasons in his NBA career, appearing in more than 1,072 games and averaging 10.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.5 blocks per 28.1 minutes per game. He shot 36.1 percent from 3-point range and 44.3 percent from the field.

The 36-year-old Williams was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the second overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft, and then played for the Utah Jazz, Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks, the last one in the Bucks. After the season, he announced his retirement in 2022.

However, for Williams, retirement does not mean the end, it is just the beginning. Now he has the opportunity to return to the NBA and his former club. He also joined the basketball operations department as an assistant coach for the Hornets, assisting players with development plans both on and off the court. Ahead of the NBA's 2022-2023 season, Williams will begin preparing for the Hornets' fall training camp.

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