Spurs sign Marcus Williams
The San Antonio Spurs announced today that they have signed forward Marcus Williams. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. InsideHoops.com hears it's probably not a guaranteed deal.
The 6-7, 205-pound Williams has been playing with the Spurs affiliate in the NBA Development League, the Austin Toros. In nine games with the Toros, he averaged 18.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 35.3 minutes of action. Williams, who has earned five starts, was third on the Toros in scoring and has scored 20-or-more points three times. He was signed by Austin on 11/30.
Williams was drafted by San Antonio with the 33rd overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. He spent training camp with the Spurs, averaging 3.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in seven games. He was waived on 10/27.
An early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft, Williams played two years at the University of Arizona. He earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors after averaging 16.6 points and 6.7 rebounds as a sophomore.
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