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...
Shawne Williams will sign a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Thursday.
Williams will be called up and join the Lakers on Friday in Philadelphia.
Williams started the season with the Lakers and joined their D-League team, the D-Fenders, after he was released.
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...
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...
In an effort to reduce team costs, the Los Angeles Lakers have waived forward Shawne Williams, it was announced today. The Lakers roster now stands at 14 players.Williams had minimal impact on the team this year despite getting plenty of playing time from coach Mike D'Antoni. In 32 games this season, including 11 starts, the 6’9” forward out of Memphis University averaged...
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...
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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...
Shawne Williams signed with the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this month – and he’s already putting in work at the team’s practice facility in El Segundo – but the details of his one-year deal were not released, which is routine procedure within the NBA.
However, according to Mark Deeks of ShamSports, Williams’ contract is guaranteed for $100,000 which makes him more than...
Shawne Williams has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, reuniting the journeyman forward with coach Mike D'Antoni.
The Lakers announced the deal Tuesday for Williams, a six-year NBA veteran.
Williams was a first-round pick out of Memphis by the Indiana Pacers in 2006. He also suited up for Dallas, New York and New Jersey before spending last season out of the NBA.
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