Originally written on Lakerholicz.com  |  Last updated 9/13/13
One of the new additions to the purple and gold is putting in work at the team’s practice facility on a daily basis. Shawne Williams officially signed with the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this month and he’s obviously looking to earn court time next season. In the photos below – both courtesy of the official Lakers Twitter and Instagram accounts, Williams can be seen defending Jodie Meeks during a scrimmage and also is pictured working on his long-range jumper with a member of the coaching staff: Here's another one from today's session. Shawne Williams D's up @Jmeeks20: pic.twitter.com/k39DwkcRWf— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 10, 2013In 2010-11, Williams played the best basketball of his career under Mike D’Antoni while the two of them were with the New York Knicks. Williams averaged 7.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in just under 21 minutes per outing. He also shot 40% from three-point range during his tenure in the Big Apple. Both Williams and the Lakers are hoping he can once again flourish while playing in D’Antoni’s system. If he does, Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss just found themselves an extremely cheap role player. .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }
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