A well-traveled NBA Superstar, the 6-ft 2-inch, 175-pound Gus Williams used an arsenal of quick moves, fancy dribbling, fast running and quick passes to outmaneuver opposing players. As an NBA rookie in 1975-76 for the Golden State Warriors, Gus Williams notched 11.7 points per game, 3.1 assists per and almost 2-steals per game (140 steals in 77 games) and made the NBA All-Rookie Team.
Gus Williams scored over 20.0 points per game in 4 different seasons in his career, and helped his teams reached the NBA playoffs 10 times in a career spanning 11 years. He scored over 14,000 points and grabbed over 1,600 steals. Six times in his career he compiled a points created percentage of over .500 pct, including resounding numbers of .632 and .624 in 1982-83 and 1983-84 with Seattle.
The quick-thinking Gus Williams reached his peak after signing as a free agent with the Seattle Super Sonics prior to the 1977-78 season. For Seattle in 1981-82 he scored a career-high 23.4 ppg and posted 6.9 assists per game. The next season he rang up 20.0 ppg and 8.0 apg, then folllowed those numbers with 18.7 ppg and 8.4 apg in 1983-84.
Gus Williams stats: 14,093 points in 825 games, 5793 FGM, 12570 FGA, .461 pct, 108-of-453 3-point shots, .238 pct, 2399 FTM, 3173 FTA, .756 pct, 2,222 rebounds, 4597 assists, 1637 PF, 1638 steals, 1652 turnovers created, 17.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 5.6 apg.
Gus Williams - 1927 points, 19.5 ppg in 99 games, 4.7 assists per game. A very solid ratio of 99 postseason NBA playoff games to 825 regular season games.