Marvin Williams News Archive

UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 81-90

90. Marvin Williams was arguably the final piece that made UNC’s '05 title run possible. As a stretch big, he made 85% of his free throws and 43% of his 3s in his only year at UNC. In addition to his smooth shooting stroke, “it happen(ed) sometimes that (Marvin) dunk(ed) on people.”; 89. Serge Zwikker’s breakthrough moment came as a sophomore in the ’95 NCAAT.

Four Corners: UNC Alumni vs Current Players Pickup Games Highlight Camp Week

Roy Williams' Carolina Basketball Camp has completed its first session. One of the highlights is the scrimmage between former Tar Heel players and members of the current team. Tuesday's scrimmage featured an impressive turnout of former UNC players: Harrison Barnes, Tyler Zeller, Tyler Hansbrough, Justin Jackson, Marcus Paige, Marvin Williams, Jawad Williams and more.

Roy Williams Excited for 2018-19 Season

Roy Williams has a flood of former players arriving in town for camp week, including Marvin Williams, Tyler Hansbrough, John Henson, Harrison Barnes, Tyler Zeller, Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson, and Justin Jackson. And later this week he’s planning to speak with NBA teams on behalf of Joel Berry and Theo Pinson, who hope to be drafted to start their pro careers.

Hornets' Marvin Williams explains a few tricks of fatherhood

With Father’s Day around the corner, For The Win spoke to fathers who happen to be professional athletes about how they learned to do the basic things that dads do. “I have a tremendous father,” said Hornets forward Marvin Williams, when asked where he learned his basic skills of parenthood. "I spent a great deal of time with my dad and I just learned from him"

The complete 2018 NBA draft combine list

Oklahoma guard Trae Young, Alabama guard Collin Sexton, Duke forward Marvin Bagley III, Texas center Mohamed Bamba and Missouri forward Michael Porter Jr. headline the complete 2018 NBA Draft Combine list. The combine will be held in Chicago from May 16-20. Arizona forward DeAndre Ayton and Texas A&M center Robert Williams are among top prospects skipping the combine.

Charlotte Hornets Season Recap: Marvin Williams

Marvin Williams put together the most efficient offensive season of his 13-year NBA career and continued to solidify himself as one of the top long-distance threats among NBA power forwards. After shooting a career-low 42.2 percent in 2016-17, the 31-year-old veteran redeemed himself by posting an effective field-goal percentage of 57 percent this season.

Video: UNC beats Ilinois for Roy Williams' first NCAA title - April 4, 2005

Marvin Williams tips in the game-winner with 1:17 to play, Final Four MVP Sean May has a game-high 26 points and Raymond Felton makes key plays down the stretch as No. 2 North Carolina beats No. 1 Illinois, 75-70, to win UNC’s fourth NCAA title and the first for coach Roy Williams.

Marvin Williams Recreation Center nearly ready to open its doors

Piece by piece, workers pounded panels of maple timber together across the floor of the sunlit Marvin Williams Recreation Center gymnasium last week, arduously unveiling the hardwood that will serve as the centerpiece of the new complex. Its slow but steady completion serves as a fitting analogy of the $7.2 million center’s development.

The last 25 NCAA tournament champions, ranked

2. North Carolina (2005): Pick any three players from the other teams on this list. I’ll take Sean May, Rashad McCants and Raymond Felton from this UNC squad without thinking twice. (That’s not to mention one-and-done star Marvin Williams.). The 2005 season was the last great two-horse race in college basketball; 7. North Carolina (1993); 14. North Carolina (2009).

Carolina Family Reunites in Charlotte

Three former Tar Heel players were on the court for the 140-79 shellacking the Charlotte Hornets put on the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night --- Marcus Paige and Marvin Williams for the Hornets and Brice Johnson for the Grizzlies. Williams played one season at UNC, the 2004-2005 National Championship season. Paige and Johnson arrived at North Carolina in 2013.

Chansky’s Notebook: Channeling The Dean

I’m sure Roy Williams will do this when the time is right, but Dean Smith would not have been subtle in his promotion of Luke Maye for ACC Player of the Year. Let Marvin Bagley III make All-ACC and Rookie of the Year, but he has to put in more than one season to win Best Player. I can hear Smith chiding the media, “If you don’t vote for Maye, you don’t know basketball.”

Nassir Little projected as a lottery pick in 2019 NBA Draft

North Carolina 5-star small forward signee Nassir Little, currently 10th in ESPN’s top 100, has the potential to be a superstar in college. On Monday, ESPN released their early 2019 mock draft and Little made an appearance high on the list as the number four overall pick in the draft. That would be the earliest selection of a Tar Heel since Marvin Williams in 2005.

Tar Heels Today: Coby White, Ryan Switzer, UNC-Duke OT Thriller Flashback

Coby White outshines Duke commit Joey Baker, a heartfelt "thank you" to UNC fans from OL Khaliel Rodgers, Ryan Switzer to receive the Patterson Medal, time to let the freshmen big men take their lumps, and more in Tar Heels Today.

Tar Heels Today: Recruiting Notes, alumni update, new Jordans, scores & schedule

A look at some UNC basketball recruiting notes, updates on Dante Calabria and Nate Britt, highlights of an historic UNC comeback victory, some sweet new UNC Jordans, and a look at the latest Carolina scores and schedule in this edition of Tar Heels Today.

Marvin Williams’ 3-Point Game Getting Better with Age

There are 135 players in the NBA on pace to reach 82 three-point field goals this season. Right now, only four of them have a higher conversion rate than 31-year-old Hornets forward Marvin Williams, whose 44.4 percent three-point percentage is nearly 10 points higher than last season. Williams’ success is a byproduct of simply keeping things consistent.

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