Chris Williams (basketball)
Chris Williams is an American
United States
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 professional basketball
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 player. A 1.99 m (6'6") small forward
Small forward
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, he led the 2004-05 Euroleague
Euroleague 2004-05
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 in steals with 2.8 per game playing for the Frankfurt Skyliners. He had won the German championship with Frankfurt in 2004. From 2005 to 2007 he played in Korea for Ulsan Mobis Phoebus
Ulsan Mobis Phoebus
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. He also played for Qingdao DoubleStar
Qingdao DoubleStar
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 in CBA
Chinese Basketball Association
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, China. Williams currently plays for Mahram Tehran
Mahram Tehran BC
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 in Iranian Basketball Super League
Iranian Basketball Super League
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Williams played his college basketball at the University of Virginia
University of Virginia
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, and was named Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
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 Freshman of the Year in 1999.

Prior to entering the Euro League, Chris Williams played as an import for the Sydney Kings in Australia. His efforts in being a leading scorer at a high percentage and rebounder were rated as a key component to the Kings winning their first ever Championship. He was awarded the MVP for the league.

In a game between Qingdao and Dongguan Leopards on December 25th, 2009, Williams produced the second ever Quadruple-double in CBA history, finishing the game with 15 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists and 11 steals. Qingdao won the game 122-103.

For 2011-2012 season, he went to South Korea and is currently playing for Goyang Oriones basketball team.

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