HoopsHype Marcus Williams rumors
Unicaja has started planning the team for the new season and next to the name of Marcus Williams there is a big question mark. His contract has a team option, but the player wants to leave! After a very good season in the Euroleague and Liga Endesa he wants to make the big step and play again in the NBA. EuroHoops.net
He wants to take part in a Summer League and if he doesn’t get any NBA offers, everything is possible. Ηis contract last season with Unicaja was mid range (380.000 euros) and many contenders around the Europe have them on their list, because there is also a buy out. EuroHoops.net
Former NBA player Marcus Williams has been banned from playing in China for six months after testing positive for marijuana, in what is said to be the first drugs case in the country's professional basketball league. The ex-San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers player, who is with Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons, was banned by the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Monday after testing positive on December 9, state-run media said. Xinhua news agency said it was the first drugs case in the CBA league's 17-year history. "To all the CBA fans, Shanxi fans, sponsors, as well as my coaches and players, I sincerely apologise. I have let a lot of people down and I regret it," Williams, 26, said on his microblog on Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter. SBS
A huge disappointment in the NBA, Connecticut’s Marcus Williams is headed across the pond. Williams signed with Russia’s BC Enisey Krasnoyarsk despite appearing in 62 games with the Grizzlies last season. He was considered a steal when the Nets took him 22nd overall in the 2006 NBA Draft; maybe scouts knew something we didn’t. Lost Lettermen
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