Corliss Williamson in his playing daysLoading
  • Corliss Williamson returns to Kings


    Corliss Williamson, the Kings' top pick in the 1995 NBA draft of college players, was a solid contributor as a starter and later a top substitute for the Kings and three other teams. He also emerged as one of the team's most popular players, developing a significant presence in the Sacramento community.

    Retired from playing after the 2006-07 season, Williamson is returning to Kings as an assistant coach. Here's a look at action from Williamson's playing days with the Kings.

    Related: Corliss Williamson's NBA career statistics
    Kim D. Johnson | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson of the Sacramento Kings slams the ball in the second half against the Phoenix Suns on May 2, 1999, at Arco Arena.
    Kim D. Johnson | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • RP KINGS SONICS RD1
    Corliss Williamson battles for the ball during the fourth quarter of the Kings game against the Seattle SuperSonics during the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs at Arco Arena Friday, April 29, 2005.
    Randy Pench | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Sacramento King Corliss Williamson splits the Portland defense in the second-half of action Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006 at Arco Arena. Sacramento beat Portland 105-85.
    Carl Costas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Sacramento King Corliss Williamson listens to Rev. Carthan talk about the temptations that come with being a professional athlete before the Kings-Jazz game March 30, 1999.
    JOSƒ LUIS VILLEGAS | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Kings forward Corliss Williamson smiles and waves to a crew from a local TV station as he prepares to board the Kings plane en route to their season-opening games in Japan on November 1999.
    CHRIS CREWELL | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Kings forward Corliss Williamson goes up for a shot while being swarmed by Houston Rocket defenders at Arco Arena during the fourth quarter Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007. Williamson scored 30 in the Kings' 115-111 loss.
    Randy Pench | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • RP KINGS PORTLAND
    Kings power forward Corliss Williamson is fouled as he moves toward the basket against the Portland Trailblazers at Arco Arena on Tuesday, March 22, 2005.
    Randy Pench | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson is surrounded by teammates as they high-five and hug each other following their 99-92 loss in overtime to the Utah Jazz on Sunday May 16, 1999.
    RANDY PENCH | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Atlanta center Dikembe Mutombo attempts to block Corliss Williamson's path to the basket during the first half of Sunday's game at Arco Arena on Dec. 14, 1997.
    KIM D. JOHNSON | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Utah forward Karl Malone and Kings forward Corliss Williamson mix it up in the opening minutes of a playoff game at the Delta Center in salt Lake City on May 16, 1999.
    Kim D. Johnson | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Kings forward Corliss Williamson jams the ball home during the first half of action against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999.
    Kim D. Johnson | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • After receiving an autograph from Corliss Williamson, Jesse Lieberman, 10, compliments the forward on his hair Thursday, April 13, 2000, before Sacramento's game against Golden State at Arco Arena. Lieberman, who developed a brain tumor at age eight, had become good friends with Jon Barry, center.
    Kim D. Johnson | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Kings forward Corliss Williamson dunks over Orlando forward Charles Outlaw during the first quarter of action on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000.
    Kim D. Johnson | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • RP KINGS
    Sacramento King Corliss Williamson wrestles the ball away from Brandon Bass of the New Orleans Hornets during the fourth quarter at Arco Arena on Sunday, April 16, 2006. The Kings won 96-79.
    Randy Pench | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • RB Kings Williamson
    Corliss Williamson during the Sacramento Kings' Media Day at Arco Arena in Sacramento on Monday, Oct. 2, 2006.
    Randall Benton | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Sacramento Kings
    Sacramento Kings reserves Kenny Thomas, Francisco Garcia, Corliss Williamson, Jason Hart and Brian Skinner (behind Thomas) played most of the second half as the starters were benched in the third period against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Arco Arena on Dec. 4, 2005.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Kings forward Corliss Williamson drives past Detroit Pistons' Carlos Delfino in the first half at Arco Arena on Nov. 8, 2006.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson grabs rebound against the Memphis Grizzles at Arco Arena on Tuesday, March 8, 2005.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson drives down the court against the Portland Trail Blazers at Arco Arena on Tuesday, March 22, 2005.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson is pressured at the basket by Portland's Darius Miles at Arco Arena on Tuesday March 22, 2005.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson at Kings training camp in 2005.
    Mark Morris | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson drives during the second half against the Dallas Mavericks at Arco Arena on Oct. 10, 2005.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson talks with Detroit Pistons coach Larry Brown before a game between the Kings and Pistons at Arco Arena on March 6, 2005.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson and Brian Skinner talk on the Kings' bench late in the second half of the Kings' victory over the Detroit Pistons on March 6, 2005.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson runs up the court during the Kings-Mavericks game at Arco Arena on Oct. 10, 2005.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson
    Corliss Williamson of the Sacramento Kings tutors Blake Gonzales and Charlissa Gill of Roseville on a computer reading program at the Lord's Gym in Roseville in October 2005.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson of the Sacramento Kings tutors Alex Keys of Roseville on a computer reading program at the Lord's Gym in Roseville.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson signs an autograph for Phieban Mulatu and Julie Villescaz of the Sierra Community College Woman's Basketball Team at the Lord's Gym in Roseville on Oct. 19, 2005.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • The Kings' Corliss Williamson shoots in the face of the Dallas defense in the first half of the game at Arco Arena on Dec. 18, 2006.
    Carl Costas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Sacramento Kings forward Corliss Williamson shoots around San Antonio's Robert Horry at Arco Arena on Nov. 19, 2006.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • A surprised Corliss Williamson reacts after being called for the offensive foul in the third quarter during a 105-101 loss to the Los Angeles Clipper on March 30, 2007.
    Jose Luis Villegas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson beats Minnesota Timberwolf Kevin Garnett to the hoop in the first half on March 21, 2007 at Arco Arena.
    Carl Costas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson on the drive against the Charlotte Bobcats in the first half Feb. 28, 2007 at Arco Arena.
    Carl Costas | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Sacramento Kings Ron Artest and Corliss Williamson block a shot by Utah's Gordan Giricek late in the fourth quarter at ARCO Arena on April 6, 2007. The Kings win 107-103.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
  • Corliss Williamson
    Sacramento Kings Corliss Williamson walks with an arm around referee Dick Bavetta as he goes to the free-throw line after he was fouled by the Utah Jazz on April 6, 2007.
    PAUL KITAGAKI JR. | pkitagaki@sacbee.com
  • Kings forward Corliss Williamson drives past Carmelo Anthony and Linas Kleiza during the fourth quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007.
    Hector Amezcua | Sacramento Bee Staff Photo
Sacramento Bee Job listing powered by Careerbuilder.com
Quick Job Search
Buy
Used Cars
Dealer and private-party ads
Make:

Model:

Price Range:
to
Search within:
miles of ZIP

Advanced Search | 1982 & Older

Sacramentoconnect.com SacWineRegion.com SacMomsclub.com SacPaws.com BeeBuzz Points Find n Save