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Williams carries Portuguese team to Champions League win

Anchorage’s Travante Williams carried Portuguese power Sporting Lisbon to a wire-to-wire win in an elimination game during qualifying for the Basketball Champions League. Williams pumped in 14 of his 23 points in the first quarter to propel his team to an 84-78 victory over Fribourg Olympic of Switzerland in the knockout stage. With the win,… Read more »

Williams on pro basketball success: “It’s in me, not on me.”

European league veteran Travante Williams of Anchorage is a relentless defender on the basketball court, continuously hounding ballhandlers and disrupting opponents. He makes the game uncomfortable. Maybe it’s because he’s used to being uncomfortable, having been on the move so much throughout his life. He attended five high schools, went to four colleges and has… Read more »

Williams named MVP, Defensive Player of the Year in Portugal

Different jersey, same Travante Williams. Even though the Anchorage native switched teams in the Portuguese League, he maintained his status as the best defender and added another accomplishment: Most Valuable Player. The 6-foot-6 small forward earned MVP honors for the first time in his three seasons as a professional player in Portugal while winning his… Read more »

Williams has become synonymous with winning in Portugal

Anchorage’s Travante Williams scored double figures, made a difference on defense and helped Oliveirense post another comfortable victory in Portugal. In other words, just another day at the office. The defending champions in the Portuguese League began their playoff push with an 87-62 win over fourth-place Ovarense, thanks to a typical excellent effort by the… Read more »