Thursday , Aug , 18 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

76ers sign draft pick Louis Williams

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – The Philadelphia 76ers signed their 2005
draft pick, guard Louis Williams, to a multi-year contract on Thursday.

Williams was the 45th overall selection in June’s draft. He was named Mr.
Basketball in Georgia as a junior and senior while attending South Gwinnett
High School. Williams finished with 3,338 points, 768 rebounds, 650 assists
and 355 steals during his high school career.

Last year, he was honored with the Naismith Award as the top high school
player in the nation.