The estimated net worth of Rob Williams is $3 million. He is a former NBA, CBA, and USBL player who died in Katy, Texas, on March 10, 2014. He had a stroke in 1998 that led him to paralyze one eye. In 2005, he and his wife launched a care center for mentally-disabled persons in Katy, Texas. At the time of his death, his age was 52 years old.
Rob Williams Height & Jersey Number
Rob Williams was 6 feet 2 inches tall. His weight was 79 kg. In the field of basketball, his playing position was the Point Guard. He was seen wearing jersey number 21.
|Full Name:||Robert Aaron Williams|
|Birth:||May 5, 1961, in Texas, USA|
|Profession:||Former NBA Player|
|Total Career Earnings:||Approx. $3 Million|
|College Education:||University of Houston|
|Debut Team:||Denver Nuggets|
|Height:||6 feet 2 inches|
|Rob Williams Death:||March 10, 2014|
Childhood & Education
Robert Aaron Williams (full name) was born on May 5, 1961, in Houston, Texas.
His high school career began at Charles H. Milby High School in Houston, Texas. He was a star player with his dazzling performances in school-level basketball tournaments.
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His college basketball career began at the University of Houston in Texas. He played for the Houston Cougars men’s basketball team from 1979 to 1982. His team qualified for the semifinals of the 1982 NCAA tournament. Rob averaged 16 points per game in his freshman year, 25 per game as a sophomore, and 21 points per game in that tournament.
Life in NBA
The professional life of Rob Williams was not so lengthy. He started his career in 1982, and he played until 1985. Besides playing in the NBA, he played in the Continental Basketball Association in Italy, Australia, Spain, and the Philippines.
In his professional life, he played for the Denver Nuggets, Louisville Catbirds, Lancaster Lightning, and Long Island Knights.
The most memorable part of his professional life was with the PBA team Tanduay. He led this team to the PBA championship in 1986.
In 1982, Rob Williams was chosen by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (19th overall). He played for his team only for two seasons, along with Kiki Vandeweghe and James Ray. Later, he played for several teams in Europe. In his entire NBA career, he played in 153 games and scored a total of 1,319 points.
Awards & Recognition
- 1986 PBA championship
- 1981 Third-team All-American
- 1981 SWC Player of the Year title
- 3x First-team All-SWC (from 1980 to 1982)
- 1979 Third-Team Parade All-American
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