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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 was scoreless in 11 minutes of action on Wednesday, starting at PF but finishing with just one rebound and two assists to his credit.
Cody Zeller had nine points and seven boards off the bench, while playing superior defense vs. LaMarcus Aldridge, and it's fair to question how much longer Williams will keep his starting gig. The Hornets shot 42.6 percent in their previous six games, all losses, and finished tonight's defeat just 41-of-94 from the field (43.6 percent). Something has to give. Nov 26 - 9:35 PM

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Marvin Williams should get plenty of minutes at small forward on Wednesday in order to match up with the Blazers.

It doesn't really matter where Marvin plays, as he's just not that good these days. However, this should also mean more Cody Zeller at PF and Zeller has been playing pretty well over his last few games.
Nov 26 - 11:28 AM

Marvin Williams didn't attempt a free throw vs. the Heat on Sunday, extending his FT-less streak to an astounding 354 minutes.

He's one of four players in NBA history to begin a season with 300+ minutes without any free throw attempts, and there's no telling when the streak will end. He finished Sunday's game with seven points, one 3-pointer, two rebounds and one assist, and he's only worth considering if you're desperate for 3-pointers.
Nov 23 - 8:48 PM

Marvin Williams (knee) played 23 minutes against the Pacers on Wednesday with eight points, three rebounds and one steal.

He played a little more small forward tonight because the Hornets are so thin on the wing. Williams is not going to be involved enough in the offense to be used in most fantasy leagues.
Nov 20 - 3:04 AM

Marvin Williams (knee) is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game vs. the Pacers.

He played on both Friday and Saturday despite being listed as doubtful and questionable, respectively, so there's a good chance that he'll be in uniform. That doesn't mean he'll have fantasy value, however, as he's coming off a scoreless game and hasn't been consistent enough for use outside of very deep leagues.
Nov 18 - 9:26 PM

Marvin Williams (knee) started Saturday's game vs. the Warriors but went scoreless with three rebounds and one turnover in 15 minutes.

Williams missed all three of his field goals and he's been dreadful over the past five games, averaging 4.2 points on 38.1 percent shooting. He doesn't contribute enough in other categories to make up the difference, and doesn't warrant fantasy owners' attention outside of the deepest leagues.
Nov 17 - 12:27 AM

Marvin Williams (knee) will suit up for Saturday's game.

He was questionable leading up to the game so it's good to see him available to play in this one. However, Williams hasn't been a consistent option this season and should only be considered in deep leagues for owners in need of 3-pointers.
Nov 15 - 9:15 PM

Marvin Williams (knee) is questionable to play against the Warriors on Saturday.

He played through a doubtful tag on Friday, so it wouldn't be a big shock to see him sit tonight. Williams has been too inconsistent to be counted on even with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out.
Nov 15 - 6:59 PM

Marvin Williams (knee) played 23 minutes in Friday's win over the Suns, scoring five points on 2-of-3 shooting with two rebounds and one steal.

Williams had a single solid game to start the season but it has been all downhill from there. He's waiver wire fodder at this time.
Nov 15 - 2:53 AM

Marvin Williams (knee tendinitis) will start in Friday's game vs. the Suns.

Williams was listed as doubtful heading into this one, so this news is a bit surprising. Williams is averaging just 7.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.3 three-pointers on the year, so he doesn't really belong on a roster in standard leagues.
Nov 14 - 7:43 PM

Marvin Williams (knee tendinitis) was spotted doing some shooting and cutting during Friday's warmups.

Williams is listed as doubtful for tonight's game, but him going through warmups means that there's still a small chance he suits up. If he's unable to go, Cody Zeller would draw the start at power forward, but he doesn't offer much upside as a plug-and-play option. Stay tuned.
Nov 14 - 6:38 PM

Marvin Williams (left knee tendinitis) is being listed as doubtful for Friday's game vs. Phoenix.

Williams really hasn't done much this season, as he's currently averaging just 7.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.3 three-pointers per game, numbers not deserving of standard league consideration. If he is to sit out on Friday, Cody Zeller would likely draw the start and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could also pick up some additional minutes as the team's backup power forward. Zeller doesn't do much aside from rebound, and he averaged 9.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 2.3 assists as a starter last season.

Marvin Williams missed both of his field goal attempts in Tuesday's crushing loss in Portland, going scoreless with one rebound, three assists and one block in 21 minutes.

Williams continues to start at PF for the Hornets but fantasy owners have nothing to show for it. In other news, Williams' streak without a single free throw attempt has extended to an unbelievable 216 total minutes in eight games to begin the season.
Nov 12 - 1:04 AM

Marvin Williams made 3-of-5 shots from downtown to finish Sunday's road loss with 11 points, five rebounds and one steal in 29 minutes of action.

This was Williams' first double-digit scoring effort since opening night, and his lack of versatility rules him out as a standard-league fantasy option. Tellingly, the contact-averse PF has not attempted a single free throw in any of the Hornets' seven games to start the season, a total of 195 minutes on the court.
Nov 10 - 12:26 AM

Marvin Williams struggled against the Grizzlies on Saturday with three points, three rebounds, two assists and one 3-pointer.

He committed five fouls in 25 minutes and just looked flat. The Hornets need a power forward in a big way and that was made extremely clear against a team like Memphis. In other words, Marvin is more of a matchup guy in most leagues, so he's not worth owning.
Nov 1 - 10:32 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Kemba Walker
2Brian Roberts
3Jannero Pargo
SG1Lance Stephenson
2Gary Neal
3P.J. Hairston
SF1Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
2Gerald Henderson
3Jeff Taylor
PF1Marvin Williams
2Cody Zeller
3Noah Vonleh
C1Al Jefferson
2Bismack Biyombo
3Jason Maxiell