Williams named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 11, 2020

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.