Williams named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week
Travante Williams of Anchorage was named MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the Portuguese League.
The 6-foot-4 small forward had a fabulous first year with Sporting Lisbon, helping the team go 21-1 before COVID-19 ended the season early.
Williams averaged 17.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 19 games – all career highs while in Portugal. His 2.2 steals matched his career average.
This is his second MVP award in four seasons as a pro, with the first coming in the Georgian League.
The athlete of the week recipient is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.
View past winners here.