Williams, a 6-foot-7, 205-pound sophomore forward from
“It’s always been a dream of mine to play in the NBA,” said Williams, “and I feel like I’m in a good position to take that next step. I want to thank the coaching staff and the fans in
In two seasons at
Williams will complete his coursework through the spring semester.
Williams joins a list of nine other Wildcats to declare early for the NBA Draft during the Lute Olson era: Brian Williams (1991), Mike Bibby (1998), Gilbert Arenas (2001), Jason Gardner (2001), Richard Jefferson (2001), Michael Wright (2001), Andre Iguodala (2004), Chris Rodgers (2005) and Mustafa Shakur (2006). Of that list, only Gardner, Rodgers and Shakur returned to school and completed their eligibility.
The 2007 NBA Draft is scheduled for Thursday, June 28, at The Theater at