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Marvin Williams | Forward | #2

Team: Charlotte Hornets
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/19/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'9' / 237
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (2) / ATL
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Marvin Williams made 7-of-9 from the field for 18 points with two rebounds, two assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 22 minutes against the Magic on Friday.
That's back-to-back strong games with an 18-point game on Tuesday. The Hornets may want to look at some of their young guys, so it may be risky to run Williams out there in DFS. Apr 6 - 9:44 PM

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Marvin Williams made 6-of-8 shots and four 3-pointers on Tuesday, scoring 18 points with eight boards, four assists, one block and zero turnovers in 28 minutes.

Williams scored eight straight points for Charlotte in the first half, and he's now the 11th player in Hornets history with 200+ career blocks. The Hornets are refusing to rest their veterans and with just three games remaining they might stay the course. In his usual 24-30 minute role, though, Williams remains an erratic option best suited to roto leagues.
Apr 3 - 11:15 PM

Marvin Williams ended up with nine points and nine rebounds over 24 minutes in Saturday's 102-98 victory in Dallas.

William hit 3-of-5 from the floor, including 1-of-2 from behind the 3-point line, while going a perfect 2-of-2 from the free-throw line. He has been rather erratic on the offensive end lately, and he hasn't had three or more double-digit point totals in a row since Jan. 22-26. He is running on fumes and producing well below his season point average in the month of March.
Mar 25 - 12:38 AM

Marvin Williams' struggles continued on Wednesday with zero points on 0-of-6 shooting, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 22 minutes.

Charlotte finished their five-game road trip with a win in Brooklyn, but that won't change their trajectory toward the draft lottery. There's been no indication the Hornets will rest their veterans, but that doesn't mean it won't happen -- they might even want to limit Marvin based on merit alone, as he's making a miserable 37.3% FGs and 62.5% FTs in March.
Mar 21 - 10:52 PM

Marvin Williams posted 10 points across 23 minutes in Saturday's ugly 124-101 loss in New York.

Williams hit 2-of-8 from the field, and 0-of-4 from behind the 3-point line, doing most of his damage from the free-throw stripe with a 6-of-6 evening. He added seven rebounds and a steal with just one turnover, but it was a poor all-around night with a minus-16 rating. He and his teammates will be in action again Monday in Philadelphia to kick off a four-game work week.
Mar 17 - 10:12 PM

Marvin Williams scored 17 points with three rebounds and three assists on Thursday, making 7-of-9 shots with a 3-of-5 mark from downtown.

The win gave Charlotte a season sweep vs. the Hawks, who were the perfect foil for a struggling team that lost six of its previous seven games. It wasn't all good for Williams' fantasy owners, as he went 0-of-3 at the line without any defensive stats, but it's a step in the right direction. He came in averaging 6.7 points on 33.3 percent shooting in March, and has been too unreliable for use in most leagues.
Mar 15 - 10:15 PM

Marvin Williams played through his migraine on Tuesday and hit 4-of-10 shots and three 3-pointers for 11 points, five rebounds and a steal in 24 minutes of a 128-114 loss to the Sixers.

He was iffy coming in, but was able to go. He also looked better than he has recently, as he scored a grand total of just eight points over his previous three games. He's not really worth owning and now that the Hornets have fallen 7.0 games out of the final playoff spot in the East, they could easily turn to Frank Kaminsky down the stretch.
Mar 6 - 10:28 PM

Marvin Williams (migraine headache) is listed as a starting Tuesday vs. the Sixers.

Coach Steve Clifford said that Williams will "attempt to play" Tuesday night. However, he questioned whether Williams would be able to play his normal allotment of minutes after spending the day dealing with a migraine. Frank Kaminsky may end up playing the lion's share of minutes at power forward on Tuesday.
Mar 6 - 6:20 PM

Coach Steve Clifford said that Marvin Williams (migraine headache) will "attempt to play" Tuesday night vs. the Sixers.

Williams was unable to participate in shootaround and was listed as questionable heading into this contest. Williams has been struggling of late, averaging just 2.7 points over Charlotte's last three games. Frank Kaminsky could see an uptick in minutes if Williams has his evening cut short due to the migraine. This is a situation to avoid from a fantasy perspective.
Mar 6 - 5:26 PM

Marvin Williams (migraine headache) did not go through shootaround and is questionable for Tuesday's game vs. the Sixers.

Williams has been struggling mightily of late. Over the Hornets last three games, he is averaging just 2.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist, while shooting 16.7 percent from the floor (3-of-18). If Williams is unable to play, Frank Kaminsky would likely slide into Charlotte's starting lineup and would be worth considering as a DFS punt.
Mar 6 - 10:50 AM

Marvin Williams had another lousy game on Sunday, going 1-of-6 from the field for two points with four rebounds, one block and one turnover in 22 minutes.

Williams is now a combined 3-of-18 from the field over his past three games, as well as an uncharacteristic 1-of-4 at the FT line. There's been no word of an injury for the 13th-year veteran, so this has the making of a good old-fashioned slump. Most owners can do better via the waiver wire.
Mar 4 - 8:46 PM

Marvin Williams finished with 15 points across 21 minutes in Friday's 122-105 win at Washington.

Williams hit 5-of-9 from the field, including 4-of-7 from behind the 3-point line, and he added two rebounds with a blocked shot and just one turnover. Inexplicably, he was just 1-of-3 from the free-throw line for his ugliest area of the night. He looks rejuvenated after the All-Star break, averaging 13.0 PPG with 2.5 3-pointers per contest in the past two outings.
Feb 23 - 9:46 PM

Marvin Williams finished Sunday's blowout loss to the Raptors with just six points, five boards, one assist and one block over 24 minutes.

Williams' backup, Frank Kaminsky, wasn't much better with just 10 points, four boards and two triples in 22 minutes off the bench. "It was going to be a tough challenge for us coming off of a long road trip," Williams said after the loss. "I felt like we started the game off with a lot of juice. I think just down the stretch, we kind of faded and they kind of turned it on."
Feb 11 - 4:38 PM

Marvin Williams (ankle) looked fine in his return from a four-game absence on Thursday, tallying 10 points, two 3-pointers, four rebounds, one assist, two blocks and two turnovers in 23 minutes.

The ankle looked like a complete non-issue for Williams, and considering he only played 23 minutes, he should be fine for Friday’s game in Utah. He was one of just two players to hit at least 50 percent of his shot attempts for Charlotte (Kemba Walker was the other guy), and tonight’s stat line was a pretty good representation of what we can expect from Williams on a nightly basis. He’s just a low-end guy, but he doesn’t really hurt you anywhere.
Feb 9 - 1:34 AM

Marvin Williams (ankle) said he will be available to play Thursday against the Blazers, and he will be in the starting lineup.

That should mean he'll be back after missing the last four games. The Hornets are expected to try to make a move at the deadline, so maybe Williams is traded, as well. If you're in a shallower league, Williams isn't a must-hold guy with so many pickups likely to be available.
Feb 7 - 3:44 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Kemba Walker
2Michael Carter-Williams
3Julyan Stone
4Marcus Paige
SG1Nicolas Batum
2Malik Monk
3Treveon Graham
SF1Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
2Jeremy Lamb
3Dwayne Bacon
PF1Marvin Williams
2Frank Kaminsky
C1Dwight Howard
2Willy Hernangomez
3Cody Zeller
4Mangok Mathiang