Earl Williams
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Born July 15 1969 () (age 49)
Residence Boston, Massachusetts
Spouse Rosa Williams
Children Michael Carter-Williams
Adrian Williams

Earl Williams (born July 15,1969) is an American former college basketball player who played for the Salem State University men's volleyball team of Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference. He is the father of current NBA player Michael Carter-Williams.


With sports as his "meal ticket" through high school and college, Williams played basketball at Salem State University where he played on the team from 1988 to 1990.

His oldest son Michael, is from a previous relationship with former Salem State women's basketball player, Mandy Carter, his college sweetheart. The two have maintained a civil relationship since they broke up. Through Michael, he has one granddaughter Charleigh.

In 1997, Williams married high school teacher Rosa Rodriguez and they have a son named Adrian. Both of his sons are basketball players: Michael is a member of the Houston Rockets and Adrian plays basketball in high school.

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