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Jimmy Williams (ex Al Karkh) agreed terms with Samen - Mar 25, 2015


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Samen Mash'had (Superleague) strengthened their roster with addition of 29-year old Togolese ex-international guard Jimmy Williams (196-86, college: Alderson-Broaddus, WV). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. Williams played recently at Al Karkh in Iraqi Superleague. Part of last season he spent at Al Ahli (Premier League) in Saudi Arabia. Williams also played at Tacapes (D1) in Tunisian league that season. Great year indeed as he was awarded AfroBasket.com All-Tunisian League Player of the Year, Guard of the Year and voted to 1st Team. The last (2013-14) summer he was tested by Shahrdari Gorgan. Williams won Morocco Throne Cup championship title in 2013. He also represented Togo at the African Championships in Madagascar four years ago.
Williams is a very experienced player. He has played also professionally in Mexico (Cosmos), Qatar (Al Wakrah), Syria (Al Yarmouk), Mozambique (Desp.Maputo), Morocco (RSB Berkane), Libya (Ittihad) and Palestine (The Orthodox Club Ramallah and Ibdaa).
Worth to mention Williams played also at Eurobasket Summer League, which helped him to get the job in pro basketball.
He attended Alderson-Broaddus , WV until 2008 and it is his seventh season in pro basketball.
The scouts decsribe him following way: Combo/Guard Can play the one or two good long range, and mid range shooter. Smart player expose Great knowledge of the game. Have an all around game great rebounder for a guard, and have good court vision. Able to guard a one two or three. Also Able to create his own shot. Good one on one player, good at using screens, and can post smaller guards.

By Eurobasket Data Center

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