The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they signed their 2007 second round draft pick Marcus Williams. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Williams, the 33rd overall pick, played for the Spurs summer league teams in both Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. He averaged 3.6 points and 2.4 rebounds in 18.6 minutes in five games in the Vegas Summer League and 7.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 27.8 minutes in five games at the Rocky Mountain Revue.
Williams spent two seasons at the University of Arizona before declaring for the NBA Draft. Last season he earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors as a sophomore. The 6-7 forward ranked fourth in the Pac-10 in scoring (16.6 ppg) and eighth in rebounding (6.7 rpg), while registering four double-doubles in 30 games. Williams scored in double figures 20 times and had a career-high 34 points - along with 12 rebounds - vs. Oregon on Jan. 14, 2007. As a freshman, he was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team, averaging 13.0 points and 4.7 rebounds. During his two years with the Wildcats, he averaged 14.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists while shooting .475 (355-748) from the field. Williams participated in the 2005 Global Games as a member of Team USA, averaging 18.8 points and 7.3 rebounds in six games.
The Spurs roster now stands at 15.