Crimson Tide in the NBA Update - May 10

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May 10, 2010

 

Mo Williams - Cleveland Cavaliers
Guard - 6-1 - 185 - 6th season
At Alabama: 2002-03
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Last Week
Has helped Cleveland even the series at 2-2 with Boston in conference semifinals ... averaging 12.3 points and 6.0 assists per game against the Celtics in the series ... in the Cavs' 124-95 win on May 7 he scored 12 points with seven rebounds ... in the three games last week, he averaged six assists per game.

This Season
Averaged 15.8 points and 5.3 assists per game ... started in 70 of the 71 games he has appeared in ... shot 43.2 percent from the field ... ranked eighth in the league in three-point percentage at 42.9 and fifth from the free throw line at 89.4 percent.

 

Antonio McDyess - San Antonio Spurs
Forward - 6-9 - 245 - 13th season
At Alabama: 1994-95
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Last Week
Saw his season come to a close as the Spurs were swept by the Phoenix Suns in the conference semifinals ... McDyess averaged seven points, 6.5 rebounds and shot 52 percent from the field in the series ... in Game 3, he tallied a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in a 110-96 loss.

This Season
The 13-year NBA veteran signed with San Antonio in the offseason and averaged 5.8 points and 5.9 rebounds per game this season while converting on 48 percent of his field goal attempts.

 

Alonzo Gee  - San Antonio Spurs
Guard - 6-6 - 220 - 1st season
At Alabama: 2006-09
NBA.com profile

Last Week
Was recalled by the San Antonio Spurs from their D-League franchise, the Austin Toros ... was on the roster but not been active for the Spurs' playoff series against Dallas and Phoenix ... was named the NBA D-League Rookie of the Year ... led the Austin Toros to the league semifinals and scored 21.8 points and 6.8 rebounds per game during the playoff surge.

This Season
Named D-League Rookie of the Year and second team All-D-League ... after earning two 10-day contracts with the Washington Wizards, he was signed for the remainder of the season with a training camp guarantee for next season by the San Antonio Spurs ... the Spurs assigned Gee to the Austin Toros, their D-League affiliate which Gee played with prior to being signed by Washington ... returned to his old squad and led them to a series win over Dakota in the opening round of the D-League playoffs with 22.7 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in the series ... squad fell to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the league semifinals ... was signed to his first 10-day contract on March 7 by the Washington Wizards and was signed to a second 10-day deal ... averaged 7.3 points and 3.0 rebounds with a start and a double-double in his 11 games in Washington ... he converted on 47.5 percent of his field goal attempts for the Wizards.

 

Gerald Wallace - Charlotte Bobcats
Forward - 6-7 - 220 - 8th season
At Alabama: 2001
NBA.com profile

Last Week
The Bobcats were swept by the Orlando Magic in the franchise's first playoff appearance ... Wallace averaged 17.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in the four games.

This Season
Helped the Bobcats clinch their first playoff berth ... became the Bobcats' first NBA All-Star and the fourth Crimson Tide product to earn the honor ... has started all 76 games he has appeared in this season ... averaging 18.2 points and 10.0 rebounds  per game ... is one of 12 NBA players averaging a double-double in points-rebounds ... converting on 48.4 percent of his attempts from the floor this season and leads the league in minutes played.