2022 NBA Draft Profile


Williams Jr.

Round 247
Drafted By:Memphis Grizzlies
6-6 / 205 lbs
United States
Draft 2022

Prospect Overview

• Williams was born Aug. 30, 2000 in Toledo, Ohio. His parents are Charlayne and Vincent Williams. In college, Williams’ major was Interdisciplinary Studies and he wants to be a Biologist after playing basketball. He played at St. John’s Jesuit in high school, where he was named Boys Player of the Year by the Toledo Blade three times. The team also went 54-2 during conference play during his tenure.

• As a junior, he was named First Team All-Ohio behind 16.0 points and 8.6 rebounds. As a senior, Williams averaged 19.6 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.5 steals while shooting 62 percent from the field. The 6-foot-6 forward was named the 18th-best prospect in Ohio by 247Sports. He committed to play college ball at VCU. He came off the bench during his freshman and sophomore campaigns. His role increased as a junior, when he started 21 of 26 games. He averaged 10.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.0 steals in 28.7 minutes.

• Starting 28 of 30 games as a senior, Williams averaged 14.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.1 blocks in 32.5 minutes. He was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team as a junior and to the First Team as a senior. 

— Profile by RotoWire