Corey Williams Returns To Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D, Jan. 1, 2007 - The Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League has acquired guard Corey Williams.

Williams, 6-3, played in 27 games (25 starts) for the Skyforce last season, averaging 33.7 minutes, 14.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and a CBA-leading 9.8 assists per game. He was drafted in the ninth round (72nd overall) of the 2005 D-League Draft by the Austin Toros, but was released after training camp. The last player cut by the Toronto Raptors in 2005 and in 2006 camp with the Denver Nuggets, Williams has also played in Brazil, China, Spain and most recently with club Cholet in France.

Raised in the Bronx, N.Y., Williams played at Rice (NYC) High School before being named a junior college All-American at Penn Valley Community College in Kansas. He finished his collegiate career at Alabama State before signing on with the Harlem Globetrotters show to play for the Washington Nationals (2001-02). He also won the 2005 Last Man Standing Competition at Madison Square Garden.

Williams is expected to be in uniform when Sioux Falls visits Tulsa on Friday.