Maurice Williams is an American native and has professionally adopted basketball playing.
He is playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Cleveland Cavaliers have traded him around these days and currently he is playing for them. Maurice Williams is commonly known as “Mo Williams”.
Mo Williams was born on December 19, 1982 in Jackson at Mississippi. He is a young athlete in this field and even then he has marked his career well by playing basketball. His elder brother, Michael is also a sportsperson who has played football for the Army. Mo Williams has founded an organization with the label of “Mo Williams Foundation”.
This foundation excises the provision of food and essential need to the needy people. It was 2005 when Mo Williams Foundation has started its social work for the victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Then, they progressed in work and also helped in the rebuilding of homes and in the provision of basic needs.Williams is fond of basketball playing from the early days of his life. Basketball has been his passion to play. He has made his passion a sound profession for himself by joining the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the professional ground, Williams plays as a point guard.
Williams has joined Murrah High School at Jackson. He used to play basketball there and also participated in interschool basketball tournaments and games. Then, Williams was enrolled in the University of Alabama for the accomplishment of his higher studies. He is not only a proficient player but also holds a good record in the education.
Williams has graduated in the Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama. Williams has averaged 10.4 points per game and 4.5 assists per game in the freshman year at college. He has also participated in the NCAA Tournament, was selected as the SEC Freshman of the Year in 2001-02. Overall, in the tenure with the University of Alabama, Williams has averaged 13.1 points per game, 3.9 assists per game and 1.5 steals per game by playing in 64 games.
Then in 2003, there came a moment in Williams’ life to get into a professional field of basketball. He has been selected in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. They have drafted him on the 47th overall pick in Round 2. In his Rookie year with the NBA, Williams has averaged 5 points per game and 1.3 assists per game.
Mo Williams has played for a period of one season with the Utah Jazz and was then traded to the Milwaukee Bucks.He has spent four years with the Milwaukee Bucks from the year 2004 to the year 2008. In the 2004-05 season of Williams here, he has averaged 10.2 points per game and 6.2 assists per game. He has played equally well in the proceeding season too.
Then, in 2006-07 season of NBA with the Milwaukee Bucks; Williams has managed to average 15.6 points per game, 5.1 rebounds per game and 6.2 assists per game in almost 35 minutes.Maurice Williams has joined Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2008 and is still playing with them.
He has starred the career of his team with many records and even led them to raise their status in the games of National Basketball Association. A fresh player has proved himself by giving enthralling performances and was declared as the NBA All-Star in the year 2009.