HoopsHype Sean Williams rumors

June 30, 2011 Updates
June 29, 2011 Updates

An impending lockout nixed those plans, prompting the Suns to hold a minicamp Wednesday. First-round pick Markieff Morris and former New Jersey first-round pick Sean Williams will work out with other players who went undrafted or have played in Europe or the D-League. Undrafted invitees include Butler power forward Matt Howard, Ohio State swingman David Lighty, Washington power forward Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Colorado guard Cory Higgins and Tulsa off-guard Justin Hurtt. Howard and Hurtt worked out previously for the Suns. Arizona Republic

June 28, 2011 Updates

The Suns are holding a free agent minicamp Wednesday to take a look at their first-round pick, Markieff Morris, and a mix of undrafted rookies as well as pros who have competed in Europe or the D-League. The most well-known name in the group is Sean Williams, the former first-round pick of New Jersey whose talent was offset by troubles that date back to when he was Jared Dudley's teammate at Boston College. Arizona Republic

October 20, 2010 Updates
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August 31, 2010 Updates

As expected, Sean Williams will play next season in Israel. The head coach of Hapoel Jerusalem, Oded Katash, confirmed the signing of the 23- year-old American forward, who played during his two and a half first seasons as a professional for the New Jersey Nets. Most recently, Williams played for Fujian, in China, and for the Mets de Guaynabo, in Puerto Rico. thehoopsmarket.com

August 17, 2010 Updates

Sean Williams could play in Israel next season. Hapoel Jerusalem and the 23-year-old American forward are close to reach an agreement for the next season, according to the Israeli press. The former NBA player would arrive to Hapoel after finishing last season in China and Puerto Rico. Williams was waived by the New Jersey Nets in January. The Hoops Market

August 15, 2010 Updates

Hapoel Jerusalem could bring another former NBA players for the upcoming roster. Sean Williams is now the main target of the Israeli team. The 23-year-old American forward played last season in China, for Fujian, and in Puerto Rico, for the Mets de Guaynabo, after being waived on January by the New Jersey Nets, where he was playing since 2007. The Hoops Market

July 25, 2010 Updates

Sean Williams is seeking a second chance. Banished from Boston College for repeated violations of team rules, the Nets made him a first-round pick in 2007, and it appeared to be the right move after he played in 79 games as a rookie. But a poor attitude and lack of production limited Williams to 53 games over the next two seasons, and the Nets released him last January. That created an opportunity to play in China, a move he said helped him mature. In the Las Vegas Summer League, he averaged 7.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 15 minutes in five games for the Bucks. Williams turns 24 in September and with the way money is being handed to forwards and centers with limited skills, he wants back in the league. “Just out here trying to show some of these NBA teams what I can do,’’ he said. “To show what type of person I am.’’ Boston Globe

July 2, 2010 Updates

Sean Williams is in Bucks' rookie/free agent camp this week. Tom-E didn’t talk to him yet – his universal Sean translator is still at the fix-it shop – so we’ll give him a pass. Newark Star-Ledger

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