Hornets forward Marvin Williams exercised his $15 million player option for the 2019-20 season and will return to Charlotte.

Williams, who turns 33 on June 19, was the second overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in 2005 out of North Carolina and played for the Utah Jazz before joining the Hornets.

In 75 games last season, Williams averaged 10.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

He has a career average of 10.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in 1,014 games.

--Field Level Media

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