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Marvin Williams | Forward

Team: Charlotte Hornets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/19/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 237
College: North Carolina
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Marvin Williams struggled in 19 minutes on Sunday, making 1-of-3 shots to finish with four points, three rebounds and one assist.
The struggling Hornets fell behind by 20 points in the first quarter, which led coach Steve Clifford to spread minutes evenly between his starters and reserves -- Kemba Walker played a team-high 31 minutes. Williams' offense has dried up lately and the former No. 2 draft pick is a hit-or-miss option in standard leagues despite the absence of Cody Zeller (shoulder). Apr 12 - 6:23 PM

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Marvin Williams missed all five shots from the field against the Raptors on Wednesday, scoring one point at the line with eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in 25 minutes.

Sure, this was a brutal line on the scoring side of things, but at least he had plenty of other stats. The Hornets are probably not going to get multiple players back in the lineup the rest of the way, so expect Marvin to play more than 34 minutes in the games the Hornets aren't blown out.
Apr 8 - 9:35 PM

Marvin Williams posted another solid line for the Hornets in Friday's loss to the Pacers, scoring 10 points on 3-of-9 shooting (including a three) with eight rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block.

Williams has been producing at a solid mid-round level on a per-game basis for the past two weeks and with his schedule advantages that's been a cash cow for owners. Keep him in lineups.
Apr 3 - 10:57 PM

Marvin Williams hit 7-of-11 shots and three 3-pointers for 18 points, six rebounds, a steal and a block to lead the Hornets in scoring in their win over the Pistons on Wednesday.

Marvin's not the most reliable guy around, but he's scored in double figures in his last three games, and hit seven 3-pointers during that stretch. As long as Cody Zeller remains out with his shoulder injury, Williams is worth a deep-league look.
Apr 1 - 10:19 PM

Marvin Williams blocked three shots against the Celtics on Monday with 10 points, four rebounds, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer.

It's not a huge line, but fantasy owners will definitely take this with the three blocks. Cody Zeller (shoulder) tried to warm up tonight, but he couldn't suit up for the game. Williams has three more games this week and is worth owning in standard leagues.
Mar 30 - 11:09 PM

Marvin Williams played 36 minutes against the Hawks on Saturday with 17 points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals and three 3-pointers.

His 14 shots from the field are the most he's had all season, so it's abundantly clear the injuries to the forward spots will be resulting in some extra shots from Marvin. He's already hitting two treys per game this month, so if he starts to hit shots on a consistent basis Marvin could be a must-start guy. Give him a look in all standard leagues with his four-game week.
Mar 28 - 9:44 PM

Marvin Williams hit 2-of-7 shots (including a three) for five points, 10 rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block over 44 minutes in Friday's double-overtime loss to the Wizards.

Williams was already looking pretty setup with Cody Zeller still dealing with a shoulder injury, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist left tonight's game and did not return after an ankle injury. The Hornets have a favorable schedule remaining and all of this adds up to being rostered in 12-team leagues.
Mar 27 - 11:28 PM

Marvin Williams played 37 minutes during Sunday's road win, scoring eight points with eight rebounds and two assists.

He shot 3-of-11 from the field with one of his makes coming beyond the arc, and he didn't turn the ball over despite his heavy playing time. The bad news is that Cody Zeller (shoulder) remains day-to-day, so Williams' starting job (and fantasy relevance) could vanish as soon as Monday's road game in Chicago.
Mar 22 - 9:37 PM

Marvin Williams played a game-high 37 minutes against the Bulls during a 101-91 win on Friday, scoring 12 points with seven rebounds, one steal and four 3-pointers.

With the Hornets needing to use their bench to fill the minutes at center, Williams had a big opportunity to play at power forward. Cody Zeller (shoulder) and Al Jefferson (calf) could miss multiple games, so Marvin has a decent chance to get minutes in the upper 30s. If you want some treys at the PF spot, give him a look. It helps he has a great schedule, too.
Mar 13 - 10:44 PM

Marvin Williams had 13 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and three 3-pointers on 4-of-12 shooting in Wednesday's loss to the Kings.

With Al Jefferson leaving with a potentially serious calf injury and Cody Zeller already out with a shoulder injury, Marvin could start doing some real damage. Give him a look if you have someone you want to cut.
Mar 11 - 10:27 PM

Marvin Williams is starting against the Kings on Wednesday, as expected.

Cody Zeller (shoulder) suffered his second right shoulder injury this season and could miss time. Williams hasn't been great when handed extended playing time, so he's not a great fantasy option in standard leagues.
Mar 11 - 7:09 PM

Marvin Williams started the second half against the Wizards on Monday, finishing with six points, five boards and two 3-pointers.

The Hornets may have lost Cody Zeller (shoulder) for a bit, which means Williams will take over as the starter. Still, he is very inconsistent when he gets playing time and most fantasy owners can keep him on the wire. Bismack Biyombo may also get a few more minutes should Zeller miss time.
Mar 9 - 9:47 PM

Marvin Williams started over Cody Zeller on Wednesday and had 18 points, seven rebounds, a block and four 3-pointers in an easy win over the Nets.

The move was reportedly made for "matchup purposes" against the small Nets, but Williams played very well, hitting 5-of-8 shots. Zeller played just 16 minutes for 13 points and four rebounds, and regardless of the match ups going forward, it wouldn't be surprising to see Williams stick in the power forward spot.
Mar 4 - 11:24 PM

Marvin Williams will start at power forward with Cody Zeller coming off the bench against the Nets on Wednesday.

It's a matchup-based move against a smaller Brooklyn lineup. Williams and Zeller will likely play a similar amount of minutes tonight, so there's no need to adjust projections or fantasy value. In his previous 17 starts, Williams averaged 6.7 points, 3.4 boards, 1.3 assists and 1.3 treys, which obviously isn't great. Plus, the Hornets might switch back to Zeller starting over the weekend.
Mar 4 - 6:29 PM

Marvin Williams will wear a protective mask after having surgery on his nose during the All-Star break.

Williams isn't expected to miss any action, and the surgery was performed to simply reset a cracked nose bone. However, with season averages of just 6.6 points, 4.6 boards and 1.1 3-pointers per game, his value is limited to deeper leagues.
Feb 18 - 12:14 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Kemba Walker
2Mo Williams
3Brian Roberts
SG1Gerald Henderson
2Lance Stephenson
3P.J. Hairston
4Troy Daniels
SF1Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
2Jeff Taylor
PF1Cody Zeller
2Marvin Williams
3Noah Vonleh
C1Al Jefferson
2Bismack Biyombo
3Jason Maxiell