Marcus Williams, 6'7" and 210 pounds, who played for Arizona in college (16.6 points and 6.8 rebounds his sophomore year) and was an MVP in China has signed a one-year contract with the Denver Nuggets. Williams has spent time with both the Clippers and the Spurs in the NBA, as well as some time in the D-League.
Shams Charania broke the news earlier, which has since been confirmed through league sources by our own Jeff Morton:
Marcus Williams, a starter over two seasons at Arizona and an MVP in China, will sign a 1-year deal with Denver, league source tells RealGM.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 22, 2014
Williams has an interesting history in that he was the first player bounced from the Chinese league for a positive test for marijuana. China has far more severe rules regarding these sorts of transgressions. He'll have a chance to make the Nuggets roster, but with 16 players in the mix it'll be a long road. Quincy Miller, Erick Green, Jerrelle Benimon, and likely Williams all have deals that are not fully guaranteed, unless they make Denver's roster.
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