Corey ‘Homicide’ Williams
Professional Basketball Player, Media Personality & Host
Corey ‘Homicide’ Williams is an American former professional basketball player, a former NBL player, a media commentator and one of the biggest promoters of the NBL. His international playing career, coupled with his infinite knowledge of the game, and professionalism, make him an inspirational host and keynote speaker for corporate events.
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Corey Williams’ professional basketball career began in America in 1999 and took him to Sweden, China, and Germany in between seasons in his home country, before he moved to Australia in 2007, signing with the Townsville Crocodiles in the Australian National Basketball League. In 2010, he joined the Melbourne Tigers in November 2010. From January 2012 to April 2016, Corey Williams played for multiple teams in Lebanon and had a 12-game stint in 2012 with Puerto Rican team Piratas de Quebradillas.
During his four NBL seasons, Corey played 114 games (91 for Townsville and 23 for Melbourne) and averaged 19.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per contest. In 2010, he was recognised as the National Basketball League Most Valued Player.
Following his retirement as a player, Corey Williams quickly became recognised as a top performing Australian basketball commentator and game analyst. Since 2016, he has also played a key role in promoting the NBL – one of the world’s top pro basketball leagues – to its current status as the fastest growing player in Australia’s competitive sporting landscape.
Corey Williams has used the game he loves to accomplish goals like no other asphalt legend before him. His energy, expertise and charisma, coupled with a willingness to offer hard-hitting opinions, has elevated him to the top of the sports media game. His role as brand ambassador and NBL advocate has benefited both the game and many organisations involved in it.