|July 21 1:01 PM PT2:01 PM MT3:01 PM CT4:01 PM ET20:01 GMT4:01 1:01 PM MST3:01 PM EST0:01 UAE (+1)22:0116:01 ET3:01 PM CT19:01 - Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the Charlotte Hornets.
Analysis: "North Carolina has always been like a second home to me," Williams said Monday at an introductory news conference after signing a two-year, $14 million deal. Coach Steve Clifford views the 6-foot-9 Williams as a combo forward, but says his stronger position is power forward. Williams has a good chance to win that starting spot in Charlotte.
|July 12 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET0:37 GMT8:37 5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST4:37 UAE (+1)02:3720:37 ET7:37 PM CT23:37 - A person familiar with the contract says free-agent forward Marvin Williams has agreed to a $14 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets.
Analysis: The 6-foot-9, 237-pound Williams has played nine seasons in the NBA with the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz. Williams, 28, started 50 games last season for the Jazz, averaging 9.8 points and 5.1 rebounds while playing 35.4 minutes per game.
|Apr. 9 9:32 PM PT10:32 PM MT11:32 PM CT12:32 AM ET4:32 GMT12:32 9:32 PM MST11:32 PM EST8:32 UAE06:320:32 ET11:32 PM CT3:32 - Williams left Tuesday's game versus Dallas because of a bone bruise on his left knee.
Analysis: His status for the remainder of the season is unknown.
|Feb. 8 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Williams had another solid effort Friday, finishing with 21 points and making 5 of 8 from 3-point range in a loss at Dallas.
Analysis: Williams has totaled 44 points on 17-of-31 shooting in his last two games.
|Feb. 3 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET4:52 GMT12:52 9:52 PM MST11:52 PM EST8:52 UAE05:5223:52 ET10:52 PM CT2:52 - Williams put up his best effort of the season, finishing with a season-high 23 points and eight rebounds in a loss to Toronto on Monday.
Analysis: Williams, averaging 9.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, isn't much of a fantasy option at this point.
|Jan. 14 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT3:33 - Williams (illness) was in the starting lineup Monday in a win over Denver.
Analysis: He scored seven points and has averaged 7.0 in five games since the calendar turned to 2014.
|Dec. 30 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST8:53 UAE05:5323:53 ET10:53 PM CT2:53 - Williams had a double-double to help the Utah Jazz past the Charlotte Bobcats 83-80 on Monday night.
Analysis: Williams had 13 points and 10 boards but it wasn't truly a fantastic fantasy output.
|Dec. 4 6:33 PM PT7:33 PM MT8:33 PM CT9:33 PM ET2:33 GMT10:33 7:33 PM MST9:33 PM EST6:33 UAE (+1)03:3321:33 ET8:33 PM CT0:33 - Williams is dealing with inflammation in his right heel.
Analysis: Williams hasn't played since Dec. 2.
|Nov. 29 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST8:41 UAE05:4123:41 ET10:41 PM CT2:41 - Williams had 18 points Friday in a 112-101 loss to Phoenix.
Analysis: Williams has scored at least 17 in three of his last four contests.
|Nov. 21 10:42 PM PT11:42 PM MT12:42 AM CT1:42 AM ET6:42 GMT14:42 11:42 PM MST1:42 AM EST10:42 UAE07:421:42 ET12:42 AM CT4:42 - Williams has a broken nose.
Analysis: He underwent surgery to repair the injury, but he's not expected to miss much -- if any -- time. Consider him day-to-day.
|Nov. 20 10:29 AM PT11:29 AM MT12:29 PM CT1:29 PM ET18:29 GMT2:29 11:29 AM MST1:29 PM EST22:29 UAE19:2913:29 ET12:29 PM CT16:29 - Williams will have a procedure to repair a fractured nose and will miss Utah's game against New Orleans on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Williams sustained the fracture during a game against San Antonio on Nov. 15, but has played in two games since then. He will have the outpatient procedure on Thursday and should rejoin the Jazz for their game Friday night against Dallas wearing a face mask, the team announced Wednesday.
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Mut, Rob Bradford, and Alex Speier talk with Red Sox GM Ben Cherington. Ben addresses some questions regarding Will Middlebrooks, Rusney Castillo, as well as Yoenis Cespedes' future with the club.
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Joe McDonald joins the guys to talk to about the Chara injury and how the Bruins will move forward without him.
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Mikey and Mut take a call from someone who wants to criticize Belichick the GM and his history of drafting players and making moves in the draft.
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