Hornets select Mark Williams with 15th pick in 2022 NBA Draft
The Charlotte Hornets have selected Duke center Mark Williams with the 15th pick in the 2022 NBA Draft.
Williams spent two years at Duke, blossoming into a lottery prospect in his second season. As a sophomore, the 20-year-old big man averaged 11.2 points, 7.4 rebounds, 0.9 assists, and 2.8 blocks on 72.1% shooting from the field.
At the NBA Draft Combine, Williams turned in some impressive measurements. He was the second-tallest player without shoes (7’0) and the tallest player measured with shots (7’2). His 7’6.5 wingspan was also the longest measured. Williams weighed in at 242.4 lbs.
In addition, his standing reach was measured at 9’9, which is the second-tallest ever recorded in the history of the combine, only behind Tacko Fall.
Mark Williams is such a reliable defender. Will …
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