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2007 BIG EAST MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMIFINALS
Louisville Cardinals (1) Terrence Williams leaps in the air under the basket during the first half at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 9, 2007. The Louisville Cardinals take on the Pittsburgh Panthers in semifinal action at the Big East Basketball Championships. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Terrence Deshon Williams (born June 28, 1987 in Seattle, Washington) is an American professional basketball player with the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association. Williams was drafted 11th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Nets. He was the senior co-captain for Rick Pitino's 2008-09 University of Louisville Cardinals. He is a 6-foot-6 forward hailing from Seattle, Washington.

During the 2007-08 season, Williams achieved the third and fourth triple-doubles in Louisville basketball history (the first two by Samaki Walker and Ellis Myles). He racked up 14 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds in the Cardinals' season-opening 104-69 win over Hartford and had 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a January 19, 2008 loss to Seton Hall.

At Rainier Beach High School, Williams was a four-year starter on the basketball team. He helped the team to a state title in 2003. He averaged 21.7 points his senior year. He was also a starting wide receiver and free safety on the football team. He considered attending Indiana and Kansas before deciding to play for Pitino.

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