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On this Date 1982 - HOF Buck Williams Leads Nets to Win

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 01/08/18, 5:30AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Rocky Mount native Buck Williams had an outstanding game...

January 8, 1982 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Rocky Mount native Buck Williams had an outstanding game in his rookie season in the NBA.  Playing for the New Jersey Nets, the former Maryland star dropped in 17 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the Nets won at home over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 110-100. Williams, who joined the NCSHOF in 2003, started all 82 games his rookie year and averaged 15.5 ppg and 12.3 rebounds.

Buck Williams - NCSHOF