UNC Freshman Marvin Williams Enters NBA Draft
UNC Freshman Marvin Williams Enters NBA Draft
UNC Freshman Marvin Williams Enters NBA Draft

Posted Apr 22, 2005


Marvin Williams, a 6-foot-9, 230-pound freshman forward from North Carolina, has decided to become the fourth Tar Heel underclassmen to enter the NBA Draft. He was considered the top high school player who did not enter the 2004 NBA Draft. Last year, eight of the top 19 picks were high school players. Williams averaged 11.3 points and 6.6 rebounds per game coming off the bench and was a first team College Basketball News' Freshman All-American.

Marvin Williams had an outstanding freshman season for the Tar Heels coming off the bench for the national champions. Williams already possesses a pro body and is an excellent athlete. He has the ability to play both inside and outside. Williams is considered a top three to five selection in the June 28th NBA Draft.

The Tar Heels also lost junior trio Sean May, Raymond Felton and Rashad McCants along with seniors Jackie Manuel, Jawad Williams and Melvin Scott from their national championship squad.


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