Maccabi Rishon LeZion lands Johnathan Williams

2019-07-30T10:47:29+00:00 2019-07-30T10:50:59+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

30/Jul/19 10:47

Johnathan Williams makes his move to European club competitions after playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.

By John Askounis/

Maccabi Rishon LeZion penned Johnathan Williams for the 2019-20 season, the Israeli side announced on Tuesday. The 24-year-old American forward will help his new team in the 7DAYS EuroCup.

Williams played for Missouri and Gonzaga in the NCAA. Despite not making the cut in the 2018 NBA draft, he took part in 24 NBA matches with the Los Angeles Lakers averaging 6.5 points and 4.1 rebounds, also saw G League action with the South Bay Lakers.

The second season of his professional career brings him to Israel’s Super League and the rest of the country’s domestic tournaments. Maccabi Rishon LeZion will compete in EuroCup as well.

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