Wednesday , Jul , 26 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Alvin Williams cut loose by Raptors

Toronto, Ontario (Sports Network) – The Toronto Raptors released guard
Alvin Williams on Wednesday.

Williams has been plagued by a right knee injury that has allowed him to play
in just one game since March 19, 2004. He underwent microscopic surgery on the
knee in November of 2004, and then had arthroscopic surgery on his knee this
past December.

The Villanova product was acquired from Portland on February 13, 1998. He
became the team’s all-time leader in assists with 1,791 and ranks second in
games played at 417. He owns career averages of 9.3 points and 5.6 assists per
game. In 18 career playoff games, Williams averaged 12.5 points and 4.3