Buck Williams 2003
College and professional basketball star. Played at Maryland, 1978–1981. Led ACC in rebounding, 1979 and 1981. Voted second-team all-ACC, 1980 and 1981. Named to 1980 U.S. Olympic team. Played 18 seasons in NBA for Portland, New Jersey, and New York. Averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds in pros. Played in three all-star games. Voted 1982 NBA Rookie of the Year. Total of 1,307 NBA games ranks him in the top 10 in that category. Native of Rocky Mount.