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Charles Linwood "Buck" Williams (born March 8, 1960) is an American former professional
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player and former assistant coach for the
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. He was well known for his rebounding ability and trademark goggles. Williams, a power forward born in
Rocky Mount, North Carolina Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the U.S. state In the United States The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country Continental Unit ...
, ranks 16th all-time in
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(NBA) career rebounds. His 17-year NBA career was highlighted by three
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appearances, a Rookie of the Year award, an All-Rookie team selection, an All-NBA second team selection and four selections to the first and second NBA All-Defensive teams. Williams led the Nets in rebounding for most of the 1980s and as of the beginning of 2017, he remains the Nets’ all-time leader in total rebounds (7,576), games played (635), minutes played (23,100), rebounds per game (11.9), and free throws made (2,476).


High school and college career

Williams attended Rocky Mount High School (then called Rocky Mount Senior High) in Rocky Mount before going off to play collegiately at the
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. Williams had immediate success at Maryland, capturing the ACC Rookie of the Year Award in 1979. He led the ACC in rebounding twice (1979 and 1981), while averaging 15.5 points per game in his sophomore and junior years. He earned All-ACC honors in 1980 and 1981. National recognition of his performances came when he was selected to the 1980 USA Olympic basketball team, alongside such players as later two-time NBA champions
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and
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; he, however, never got to represent the national colors in
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due to the United States’
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. In 2002, Williams was one of eight former Maryland players to be named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team. In 2001, he became a member of the University of Maryland's Athletic Hall of Fame.


NBA career


New Jersey Nets (1981–1989)

After three years at Maryland, Williams decided to leave for the NBA. The
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selected him third overall in the 1981 NBA draft, behind Olympic teammates Aguirre and Thomas. In his first season with the Nets, he averaged 15.5 points and led the team with 12.3 rebounds per game, helping New Jersey win 20 more games (a 44–38 win–loss record) than the previous year and earning 1982 Rookie of the Year honors. Williams established himself as a premier player at the power forward position over the next eight seasons with the Nets; in six of those he was ranked among the best three rebounders in the league, never averaging less than twelve rebounds per game. 1983–84 featured the Nets’ first
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second-round appearance since the
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in 1976, when they lost to the
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, and the Nets failed to subsequently get past the first round until 2002 when
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led them to an unsuccessful
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date.


Portland Trail Blazers (1989–1996)

On June 24, 1989, the Nets traded Williams to the
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in exchange for Sam Bowie and a draft pick. In Portland, Williams would continue his solid play and take a complementary frontcourt role to established guard duo
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and
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. The Blazers’ post-season campaigns ended in the first round four consecutive seasons prior to 1990; contrastingly, Williams’ first three seasons with the Blazers were marked by three Western Conference Finals appearances and two NBA Finals. In 1990 the Blazers succumbed to the powerhouse
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in five games, while in 1992 they fell to the Chicago Bulls in six. Williams was regularly in the starting lineup for the first six of his seven seasons with the Blazers. He is 5th all-time on the franchise career list for both field goal percentage (55.0%) and total rebounds (4861) as of September 2018.


New York Knicks (1996–1998)

In the twilight of his career, after the 1995–96 season, Williams moved back to the Atlantic Division, signing with the
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, where he played in a much more limited capacity, behind the frontcourt duo of
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and Charles Oakley. He spent two years with the Knicks, but was forced to miss 41 games during the 1997–98 season due to knee surgery (the first time in his career he missed more than 12 games in a season). Williams announced his retirement on January 27, 1999, holding career averages of 12.8 points and ten rebounds per game and a field goal average of 54.9 percent. During the course of his 17-year NBA career, Williams racked up more than 16,000 points and 13,000 rebounds — the seventh NBA player to reach both marks.


NBA career statistics


Regular season

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Playoffs

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After basketball

Williams served as the president of the NBA Players Association from 1994 to 1997. The Nets retired his #52 jersey in April 1999. In 2006, he was named as an inductee into the Rocky Mount Twin County Hall of Fame.http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/content/news/stories/2006/10/04/hall.html In 2018, he was named to the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame.


Coaching career

In July 2010, Williams was hired by
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as an assistant coach for the
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.


See also

* List of National Basketball Association career games played leaders * List of National Basketball Association career rebounding leaders * List of National Basketball Association career turnovers leaders * List of National Basketball Association career minutes played leaders


References


External links


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