Henry "Hank" Williams (born April 28, 1952) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.
Williams was born on April 28, 1952 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He attended Norristown Area High School, Pennsylvania, and in 1971, he played in PIAA State Championship game. He was the only high school male in Pennsylvania to be a member of the All-Suburban and All-State teams all three years. Scoring 42 points in a game, he was the highest scorer the school at the time. In the senior year, he scored a record 584 points, and a record 1,574 points during three years.
Williams later attended Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, FL, for three years. He was named All-American as a sophomore and junior. He played in 39 games for the Utah Stars in the American Basketball Association. Additionally, he played professional basketball in the Philippines for two years.
He was declared ineligible by the NCAA to play his senior season at Jacksonville University in 1974–75 for accepting money from an organization that represented professional athletes.
He became a basketball coach at Methacton High School, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
He currently resides with his wife in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
|Article Title:||Hank Williams: American former basketball player and coach - Biography and Life|
|Author(s):||PeoplePill.com Editorial Staff|
|Publish Date:||11 Nov 2016|
|Date Accessed:||19 Jan 2021|