Mavericks Sign Guard C.J. Williams
- For Immediate Release
- September 19, 2016
DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed free agent guard C.J. Williams. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Williams (6'5, 225) spent the 2015-2016 season with JDA Dijon Bourgogne in France, where he averaged 11.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game in 24 games. Williams also played for the San Antonio Spurs' 2016 summer league teams that competed in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas.
Before joining Dijon in 2015-2016, Williams played for Michelin Etha Engomis Nicosia in Cyprus (2012-2013), the D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders (2013-2014) and Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia in Italy (2014-2015).
A native of Fayetville, North Carolina, Williams played four years at North Carolina State (2008-2012), where he helped the Wolfpack reach the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 as a senior in 2011-2012. In 37 games as a senior, Williams averaged 10.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.1 minutes. He went undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft.
The Mavericks 2016-2017 training camp roster is now set at 20 players.