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Maurice Williams
Maurice Williams
Position: G
Born: 12/19/82
Height: 6-1 / 1.85
Weight:185 lbs. / 83.9 kg.
Salary: $2,100,000
Cavaliers point guard Mo Williams likely won’t play at Ohio State in Monday night’s preseason game against the Memphis Grizzlies, coach David Blatt said. Nothing has been made official yet, but Blatt told the Northeast Ohio Media Group he was “probably” going to give Williams the night off. Williams isn’t hurt. Rather, he’s in line for some rest as part of the team’s maintenance program for veterans. Williams, who signed a two-year, $4.3 million contract with the Cavs as a free agent, is averaging 5.5 points and 3.0 assists in two preseason contests – both losses.
If a player has any desire of suiting up for the Cleveland Cavaliers, they have to check in with LeBron James. It’s protocol. A blessing from James goes a long way in getting management to increase their intensity level in signing that particular free agent. “Yeah, you have to call. This is his team,” Mo Williams, who played two seasons with James in Cleveland from 2008-10, told Northeast Ohio Media Group. “That’s no secret. The conversation was made and the feeling was mutual. It was a good conversation.”
Whenever play was stopped near the Timberwolves’ bench, they were seen laughing and enjoying each other’s company. So when Williams called James last summer to gauge how he felt about a return, it was an endorsement James didn’t mind supplying to management. “It wasn’t any animosity during the talk,” Williams said. “I thought when we conversed about the opportunity of me coming back, he was excited, I was excited and we got it done. It was basically simple as that.”