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2013-14 SEASON:
Had second double-double of the season with 10 points and 11 assists on March 9 at Houston ... Recorded a team high 21 points and seven assists on Feb. 27 vs. Brooklyn ... Scored 19 points on 8-for-14 shooting on Feb. 19 against San Antonio ... Had fi rst double-double of the season on Jan. 2 with 15 points and 10 assists ... Dished out nine assists on Dec. 29 ... Scored four 3-pointers and dished out eight assists on Dec. 27 ... Recorded 13 points on 6-for-12 shooting on Dec. 2 against Indiana ... Scored 18 points and eight assists on Nov. 15 ... Dished out a team-high seven assists on Nov. 5.

2012-13 (w/ Utah): Started all 46 games played with Utah, averaging 12.9 points (43.0% FG, 38.3% 3-PT, 88.2% FT), 2.4 rebounds, 6.2 assists, 1.00 steal and 30.8 minutes … Ranked first on the team in free throw percentage (88.2%), third in 3-point percentage (38.3%) and third in steals per game (1.00) … Scored in double figures 27 times, including 10 20-point outings … Led the squad in assists 30 times and in scoring on nine occasions … Recorded double-digit assists in four games, dishing out a season-high 14 assists to go with 17 points at Toronto on Nov. 12 … Scored a season-best 29 points (9-13 FG, 2-2 3-PT, 9-9 FT) to go along with nine assists against San Antonio on Nov. 3 … Recorded 28 points (10-19 FG), five rebounds and five assists against Portland on March 29 … Missed 36 games due to injury, including 32 games because of right thumb surgery.

2011-12 (w/ L.A. Clippers): Made 52 appearances (one start) with the L.A. Clippers, averaging 13.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 28.3 minutes … Missed 14 total games due to injury, 11 with sprained left big toe (3/24/12 - 4/11/12) and three with a sore right foot (1/14/12 - 1/17/12) … Finished third on Clippers in made three-point field goals … Led the team in scoring four times, assists four times and steals eight times … Had one 30+ point game, scored 20+ points seven times and reached double-figures in points 33 total times … Accounted for over 41 percent of all Clippers bench points … Tallied 25 points, including 21 in the first half, three rebounds, five assists and one steal in 31 minutes at Toronto (1/20) … Scored a Clippers’ season-high 19 points in the fourth quarter vs. TOR (1/22) … Had three straight games with over 25 points off the bench from (1/18-1/22) … Exploded for a season-high 33 points, adding two rebounds and two assists in 35 minutes at SAS (3/9) … Registered 19 points, three rebounds, four assists in 28 minutes at DEN (4/18) … Made first and only start of the season vs. CHI (12/30) totaling 13 points, three rebounds, three assists in 32 minutes.

2010-11 (w/ Cleveland and L.A. Clippers): L.A. Clippers: Appeared in 22 games (all starts), averaging 15.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and 5.6 assists in 30.8 minutes … Shot 42.2 percent (113-268) from the field and 39.8 percent (43-108) from three … Led the team in assists 13 times, scoring five times, steals three times and minutes three times … Registered two double-doubles... Had 20+ points four times, including one 30+ game and scored 10+ points 16 times … Made Clippers’ debut and first start at SAC (2/28) totaling 16 points and a team-high five assists in 35 minutes … Scored 17 points adding 11 assists in 31 minutes at HOU (3/2) … Recorded 29 points, three rebounds and four assists in 41 minutes at BOS (3/9) … Scored a season-high 30 points along with four rebounds and six assists in 35 minutes at LAL (3/25) … Had 29 points, six assists and 5 rebounds in 43 minutes at DAL (4/8) … Cleveland: Played in 36 games (34 starts), averaging 13.3 points, 7.1 assists and 2.7 rebounds on .385 field-goal shooting … Missed 13 games due to a left hip flexor strain … Missed eight games due to various injuries … Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers with Jamario Moon to the Los Angeles Clippers for Baron Davis and a 2011 first round draft pick on 2/24/11 …

2009-10 (w/ Cleveland): Played in 69 games (68 starts), averaging 15.8 points, 3.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.0 steal in 34.2 minutes … Ranked seventh in the NBA in free throw percentage (.894), eighth in three-point field goals made (159), ninth in three-point percentage (.429) and 30th in total assists (368) … Was one of only five players in the NBA with at least 150 three-pointers and 350 assists (Aaron Brooks, Stephen Curry, Jason Kidd, Chauncey Billups) … Registered 35 points and 11 assists at CHI (4/8)…

2008-09 (w/ Cleveland): Played in a career-high 81 games (all starts) … Averaged a career-best 17.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 35.0 minutes … Ranked second among Eastern Conference point guards in scoring … Shot a career-best 91 percent from the free throw line, which ranked fourth in the NBA and was the fourth best mark in franchise history for a season … Scored at least 20 points in 31 games (Cavaliers were 26-5) and scored 30+ points in five games … Made 183 three-point field goals while shooting 43 percent … Joined LeBron James as the highest scoring duo in the NBA at 46.2 points per game in the regular season … Named to the 2009 NBA All-Star Game for the Eastern Conference …

2007-08 (w/ Milwaukee): In 66 games (all starts), averaged 17.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and a career-high 6.3 assists … Scored 20+ points 15 times and 30+ points six times … Led Bucks in assists a team-best 47 times and in scoring 15 times … Tallied 37 points, seven rebounds and six assists vs. CLE (2/26) …

2006-07 (w/ Milwaukee): Appeared in 68 games (all starts), averaging 17.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 6.1 assists, and 1.3 steals in 36.4 minutes … Led the team in assists, was second on the team in scoring and fifth in rebounds … Became the first Buck to average at least 17.0 points and 6.0 assists in at least 50 games since Sam Cassell did it in 2001-02 … Ranked 14th in the NBA in assists per game and 18th in free throw percentage … Had eight games of 10+ assists and four games of 10+ rebounds … Led the team in scoring 16 times and in assists a team-high 47 times …

2005-06 (w/ Milwaukee): Appeared in 58 games (12 starts), averaging 12.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists … Scored in double figures 36 times, including seven games of 20+ points … Missed a total of 23 games due to injury/illness … Scored 35 points including five threepoint field goals, also added six assists in 35 minutes at WAS (12/2) …

2004-05 (w/ Milwaukee): Appeared in 80 games (all starts), averaging 10.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 28.2 minutes … Scored 10+ points 33 times and 20+ seven times … Ranked 13th in the NBA with 6.1 assists per game and finished third in assists per 48 minutes with 10.3 … Led Milwaukee in assists 53 times, points scored three times and steals 18 times … Scored 21 points while handing out 11 assists vs. LAL (11/30) …

2003-04 (w/ Utah): Appeared in 57 games, averaging 5.0 points, 1.3 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 13.5 minutes off the bench … Missed 20 games (DNP-CD) and five games due to a left ankle injury … Scored in double figures 10 times… Scored a season-high 20 points vs. DEN (1/20).

Selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round (47th overall pick) of the 2003 NBA Draft … Signed as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks on 8/21/04 … As part of a three-team trade, traded by the Milwaukee Bucks to the Cleveland Cavaliers, in exchange, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Damon Jones to the Milwaukee Bucks and Joe Smith to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Milwaukee also traded Desmond Mason to the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Oklahoma City Thunder traded Adrian Griffin and Luke Ridnour to the Milwaukee Bucks on 8/13/08 … Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers with Jamario Moon to the Los Angeles Clippers for Baron Davis and a 2011 first round draft pick on 2/24/11 … As part of a four-team trade, traded by the Los Angeles Clippers to the Utah Jazz, the Dallas Mavericks traded Lamar Odom to the Los Angeles Clippers and Shan Foster to the Utah Jazz, the Houston Rockets traded cash to the Dallas Mavericks, the Los Angeles Clippers also traded Furkan Aledmir to the Houston Rockets and the Utah Jazz traded Tadija Dragicevic to the Dallas Mavericks on 6/29/12 ... Signed as a free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers on August 8, 2013 ... Signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 30, 2014.

Played at the University of Alabama from 2001-03 … Earned Third Team All-Southeastern Conference honors from the Associated Press in his 2 seasons at Alabama … Named the Sporting News National Freshman of the Year in 2001-02 … Started all 64 games he played in during his two-year career … Averaged 13.1 points and 3.9 assists and 1.5 steals … Connected on .847 from the free throw line, hitting 182-215 attempts in his two seasons … Was a unanimous selection for SEC Freshman of the Year in 2001-02 and was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team by the league’s coaches.

Full first-name is “Maurice” … He and his wife, Kesha, have four children and are expecting their fifth … Started the Mo Williams Foundation in the summer of 2005 to benefit underprivileged kids in the state of Mississippi and assist Hurricane Katrina victims … Helped to rebuild homes and provide water and food for those in need … Loves to help out with the Boys and Girls Club and the YMCA and also loves to take part in basketball camps for kids in Mississippi … Listens to Phil Collins “In the Air Tonight” before every game … Loves to golf (is a 10 handicap) … Favorite food is steak, cooked medium-well with Mo’s special sauce … Majored in criminal justice at Alabama … Older brother, Michael, played football at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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Height: 6'1''/ 1.85m
Weight: 198 lbs./ 89.8 kg
Born: December 19, 1982
From: University of Alabama
Draft: 2nd Round (47th pick) 2003 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2003
Years Pro: 13
Previous Teams:
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2015 - 2015
  Charlotte Hornets 2014 - 2014
  Minnesota Timberwolves 2014 - 2014
  Utah Jazz 2013 - 2013
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Alabama/USA

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