Heat News: Miami to sign Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat continue to make additions to their roster in the 2014 offseason.  They've already signed Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger earlier in the free agency period, and now they will add forward Shawne Williams to the squad.Photo by Chamber of Fear via Wikimedia CommonsMarc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that Williams has signed with the Heat.  On Friday, he tweeted...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat Sign Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat has added to its frontcourt Friday, signing journeyman forward Shawne Williams. Williams, who has played for five different teams over his six-year NBA career, has had a turbulent history that has seen him battle off-court issues and play overseas. The 28-year-old veteran has averaged 5.7 points per game over his career, but did not play during the 2009-10 and 2012...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat add to roster by signing veteran forward Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat announced Friday they have signed six-year veteran Shawne Williams. The 6-foot-9 power forward was drafted 17th overall by the Indiana Pacers in the 2006 draft, and the Heat will be his sixth NBA team in seven seasons. He played 36 games last season for the Los Angeles Lakers, averaging 5.6 points, 4.6 rebounds in 20.9 minutes. He also appeared in 23 games with their...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawne Williams Named D-League Player Of The Week

Shawne Williams has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Monday, March 10 – Sunday, March 16. The award is the first for Williams, who becomes the third member of the Los Angeles D-Fender to be honored as Performer of the Week this season, joining Manny Harris and Terrence Williams. Williams (6-9, 225, Memphis) led the D-Fenders to a 3-0 week...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Harlan & Mike Fratello completely miss failed dunk

  Even the best announcers can contribute to the blooper reel every now and then. Last night on TNT, Kevin Harlan called this play a dunk by Shawne Williams.  To the naked eye, in real speed, it might look like a successful jam.  Williams gets up at the rim, the net swooshes, and play quickly moves the other way. But a closer look reveals that Williams indeed missed the...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers sign Shawne Williams to 10-day contract

Well, Shawne Williams is back. Seeing as the Lakers are banged up again – actually, when are they not banged up? – the purple and gold have decided to re-sign Williams, according to Mike Bresnahan from the L.A. Times, who has been playing for the Los Angeles D-Fenders over the past few weeks. During his first stint with the Lakers, Williams averaged 5.2 points and 4.5 rebounds...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shawne Williams agrees to deal with L.A. D-Fenders

The Los Angeles D-Fenders continue to make good moves. Today, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Lakers’ D-League affiliate, the D-Fenders, agreed to a deal with Shawne Williams. The Lakers waived Williams earlier this month before his contract became fully guaranteed. Before being cut by the team, Williams was averaging 5.2 points and 4.5 rebounds in 20.2 minutes...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers waive Shawne Williams, roster now stands at 14 players

We told you yesterday that Shawne Williams was the most likely player to be waived and today he was. The Los Angeles Lakers announced via press release that they have indeed waived Williams which brings the roster down to 14 players. If Williams were on the roster after today, his contract would’ve become fully-guaranteed. Other players who were vulnerable to being waived were...
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Waive Forward Shawne Williams

Credit: Paul Buck / EPA The Lakers waived forward Shawne Williams Tuesday, according a Lakers press release. Williams averaged 5.2 points and 4.5 rebounds in 20.2 minutes per game this season for the Lakers. Considered a stretch four in coach Mike D’Antoni’s system, Williams failed to live up to that billing, shooting just 32% from beyond the arc. Williams was the last non-guaranteed...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Shawne Williams blows chalk in Nick Young’s face

This team is fun – they have great chemistry and love to fool around – and that’s evident in this video clip. During last night’s game against the Golden State Warriors, Shawne Williams played a little trick on Nick Young by blowing some chalk/rosin powder in his face. Swaggy P, who didn’t see the prank coming, had a puzzled look on his face after the powder made contact...
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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