Leicester Riders Forward Tim William’s performance against the Worcester Wolves last Friday earned him a place on the bench of the BBL Allstar 5 for Week 21 of the BBL Season.
Tim produced yet another efficient performance leading the Riders to a 85-80 win over their Midlands rivals.
Williams provided a physical presence inside scoring 21 points on 10-17 shooting. He also collected 8 rebounds and handed out 2 assists in 30 minutes on court whilst finishing with an index score of 22. Williams performance also led to him winning the Riders Fernandez Grill House Player of the game.
Coach Rob Paternostro noted that he was impressed with Tim’s performance after the game. “I thought Timmy Williams, especially in the first half really came out and got us going scoring the ball and was very efficient around the basket.”
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Tim Williams is this weekend's <a href=”https://twitter.com/FernandezGrill?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@FernandezGrill</a> Player of the Game!<br><br>Williams finished with 21 points and 8 rebounds in victory at Worcester! <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/NewGround?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#NewGround</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/BritishBasketball?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#BritishBasketball</a> <a href=”https://t.co/lYfMobLffp”>pic.twitter.com/lYfMobLffp</a></p>— Leicester Riders (@RidersBball) <a href=”https://twitter.com/RidersBball/status/1102242227244412936?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>March 3, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>
The American Forward Williams has been impressive since joining the Riders providing a much needed inside presence whilst averaging 17 points, 4.83 rebounds and 1.33 assists per outing.
Williams and the Riders return to the court on March 15th as the Newcastle Eagles come to the Morningside Arena, Leicester! CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets for the night and remember to #GoGreen to support the team!