Donald Williams (basketball)
|Born||February 24, 1973|
Garner, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|High school||Garner Magnet|
(Garner, North Carolina)
|College||North Carolina (1991–1995)|
|NBA draft||1995 / Undrafted|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|1998||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|Career highlights and awards|
Donald E. Williams Jr. (born February 24, 1973) is a former American professional basketball player.
The 6' 3" point guard/shooting guard from the University of North Carolina was the recipient of the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player Award when North Carolina won the 1993 NCAA National Championship. In the final game against the University of Michigan, Williams scored 25 points, hitting five of his seven 3-point attempts.
After college, Williams led a successful career playing professionally in Cyprus, Germany, Austria, Poland, France, Sweden, Finland, Greece and the Philippines, where he won a championship in 1998 as a player for Formula Shell, coached by Perry Ronquillo, and the Dominican Republic.
Williams is currently the head women's basketball coach at Wakefield High School and the founder and operator of the Donald Williams Basketball Academy.
- Farnum, Amy. "Where are they now? UNC star, 1993 MOP Williams giving back to game as coach." www.ncaa.com, December 3, 2012. Retrieved April, 4, 2015.