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Oklahoma City Thunder | #34 | Guard-Forward

Kenrich

Williams

PPG

7.4

RPG

4.5

APG

2.2

PIE

10.1

6'6" | 210lb | 27 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

In 46 games (29 starts) with New Orleans during the 2018-19 season, averaged 6.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.0 steal in 23.5 minutes per contest while shooting .384 from the floor, .333 from 3-point range and .684 from the line. Scored in double-figures nine times and rebounded in double-figures four times. Racked up nine points, five rebounds, four assists, and a career-high five steals vs. TOR (3/8). Tallied nine points and 12 rebounds vs. OKC (2/14), his third double-digit rebounding effort of the season. Notched his first NBA double-double, tallying 10 points, 13 rebounds, and a career-high seven assists at MEM (2/9). Tallied 19 points, six rebounds, and two assists vs. MIN (2/8). Made his first NBA start vs. IND (2/4), tallying eight points, eight rebounds, and notching season highs with five assists and two steals. Notched 12 points, eight rebounds, and three assists at SAS (2/2). Poured in a career-high 21 points off the bench while connecting on five three-pointers vs. DEN (1/30), becoming the second rookie this season to connect on five triples in one of their first 16 career games, with the first being Atlanta’s Trae Young. Pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds at HOU (1/29) after entering the game with 15 total rebounds in his career, setting the Pelicans franchise record for rebounds by a guard and becoming the first player since Blake Griffin (11/17/10) to grab at least 16 rebounds in one of their first 15 career games. Scored two points and grabbed four rebounds in 18 minutes of action at OKC (1/24). Recorded the first two assists of his career vs. MEM (1/7). Scored his first NBA points at POR (11/1), netting five points on 2-of-2 from the field. Made his NBA debut at HOU (10/17), seeing two minutes of action.

BEFORE NBA

Played three seasons at TCU after spending his freshman campaign at New Mexico Junior College, appearing in 102 games (85 starts) for the Horned Frogs in which he averaged 11.0 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.4 steals. Finished with 877 career rebounds in 2017-18 for the fourth-most in school history while averaging 13.2 points per game, which ranked second on the team and 16th in the Big 12. Was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Emerald Coast Classic after recording 23 points and 17 rebounds against New Mexico (11/24) and 17 points and 12 rebounds against St. Bonaventure (11/25).

PERSONAL LIFE

Majored in sociology at TCU. Son of Cheryl Williams. As a high school senior, led Waco University to a 28-5 record, which included a district championship and an appearance in the 4A Regional I quarterfinals. After going undrafted, was a member of Denver’s 2018 Summer League team in Las Vegas, appearing in five games and averaging 5.4 points and 5.6 rebounds per contest.