FORT WAYNE, Ind. – February 1, 2022 – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced today that Kavell Bigby-Williams will return to the team via returning player rights.
Bigby-Williams was acquired during the 2019-2020 season via trade, playing with the team just before the season was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 6-foot-9, 249 pound forward/center from the United Kingdom appeared in three games with the Mad Ants that season, averaging 2.7 points and 6 rebounds per game before the season ended.
After the 2019-20 season ended, Bigby-Williams took his services overseas where he most recently played in Poland with Anwil Wloclawek. He has also played in Italy and Belgium since his last stint with the Mad Ants.
Prior to joining the Mad Ants, he played 32 games in the NBA G League during the 2019-20 season, averaging 7.6 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game over 21.2 minutes per contest with both Erie and Sioux Falls.
In college, Bigby-Williams spent two seasons at Gillette College before transferring to Oregon. With the Ducks, he played in 37 games, averaging 3 points and 2.8 blocks per game. He then transferred to LSU for his final season in 2018-2019, averaging 7.9 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest during the 2018-19 season.
Bigby-Williams will wear #11 with the Mad Ants.
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