James "I.V." Williams
James "I.V." Williams is the founder of Between the Lines Sports, which is a Sports Media Company covering the NBA, NCAA, NBA G League, and High School Basketball. I.V. serves as NBA Draft/NCAA Recruiting Analyst, the key contributor of all written content and is the host of our Podcast. His goal is to produce detailed basketball content for the basketball purest of the world. Between the Lines Sports is also an NCAA Compliant Scouting Service. I.V., has over 18 years of basketball experience, as a Player, Coach, Scout and in the Front Office. He has organized and executed basketball camps and coaches clinics for young basketball players and coaches both domestically and abroad.
Before launching Between the Lines Sports, I.V. worked for the Atlanta Hawks as a Grassroots Basketball Coach. His focus was to help raise awareness of the game of basketball in the local community while leading and instructing basketball players and coaches on the fundamentals of the game.
Prior to that I.V. worked for the Cleveland Cavaliers Organization, where he held two positions, Basketball Operations Assistant and as Player Personnel/Basketball Operation Manager for the Canton Charge. While with the Cavaliers organization he performed an array of duties including, Draft Research, Intel Collection, 1 on 1 workouts, player & advanced scouting reports agent interviews, practice & game preparation just to name a few.
I.V. also held the position of Head Coach/General Manager in the Continental Basketball Association for the short-lived Atlanta Krunk. With this team, he managed all aspects of team basketball operations, scouting, organized team tryout, travel arrangements, and managed team payroll.
I.V. is a student of the game with a tireless work ethic and a hunger to become better. Along with a passion to share the knowledge he has gained to simply help grow the sport he loves.