The NBA D-League playoffs begin this week, and you can be sure big-league scouts are watching. The playoffs are a best-of-three format. Here's a quick team-by-team guide, with teams listed in order of seeding:
1. Fort Wayne Mad Ants
NBA Affiliation: Bobcats, Pistons, Pacers, Grizzlies, Bucks, Magic.
First-round opponent: Reno Bighorns.
Key prospects: G Ron Howard; G/F Tony Mitchell...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Williams should be counting his lucky stars.
In December, Shawne Williams was arrested after a cop caught him smoking a marijuana blunt in his car. He also informed the officer he had codeine in the car on that famous day.
“Officer I ain’t gonna lie to you, there’s a blunt in the car and some syrup.”
Williams pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance (marijuana...
SOME NEVER LEARN
Former first-round draft pick Shawne Williams was arrested on drug charges earlier this week for the third time in five years.