Player Page

Shawne Williams | Guard/Forward

Team: Los Angeles Lakers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/16/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 230
College: Memphis
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Shawne Williams' 10-day contract with the Lakers will expire on Sunday.
He logged 35 minutes in a start at PF vs. the Thunder on Thursday and it wouldn't be surprising to see him re-signed, though L.A. may wait until their next game on Wednesday or until the Feb. 20 deadline to maximize their roster flexibility. Feb 16 - 7:32 PM
Source: L.A. Times

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Shawne Williams played 35 minutes and had 15 points, nine boards, one steal, two blocks and three 3-pointers against the Thunder on Thursday.

He started out hot with 13 points in the first half and the Lakers really counted on him tonight. Williams fizzled out back in the 2013 part of the season and he's far from a reliable asset, but it's not a bad idea to pick him up and see what happens in deeper leagues.
Feb 14 - 1:35 AM

Shawne Williams started over Ryan Kelly on Tuesday and hit 4-of-8 shots and two 3-pointers for 11 points, six rebounds and two blocks in a loss to the Jazz.

Kelly had just three points in 18 minutes, but it's hard to say who Mike D'Antoni will start from night to night. If Williams happens to keep the job, he might be worth a pick up. But as of now, he's just another Laker no-name who had a decent night on Tuesday.
Feb 12 - 1:51 AM

Mike D'Antoni will send out a new starting lineup with Shawne Williams at PF for Tuesday's game vs. the Jazz.

Williams has started 11 games this season and the results have been unimpressive, with averages of 4.5 points on 38.8 percent shooting, 4.9 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game. He may chip in a few 3-pointers and blocks but there's too much risk to use him in 12-team leagues.
Feb 11 - 2:19 PM

Shawne Williams scored four points with three rebounds and two steals in 13 minutes on Friday against the Sixers.

Williams is in his second stint with the Lakers this season and this was his first game since returning to the team. As you can see he didn't do much and we'll let you know if that changes.
Feb 7 - 10:21 PM

Lakers sign F Shawne Williams.

L.A. waived him in early January but they're dusting him off with Jodie Meeks (ankle) and Nick Young (knee) joining the parade of injured Lakers players. Williams even started 11 games earlier this season, but overall he averaged just 5.2 points on 37.7 percent shooting, 4.5 rebounds and 0.8 blocks.
Feb 6 - 4:40 PM

Shawne Williams agreed to terms on a deal with the Los Angeles Defenders on Monday.

The Lakers waived him back on Jan. 7 and apparently he couldn't get any other interest from another team. Williams will likely come up with the Lakers at some point, but he won't have much fantasy value.
Jan 27 - 3:25 PM

Lakers waived F Shawne Williams.

It's a bit of a surprise considering Williams has played 20.2 minutes per game this season and started 11 times, averaging 5.2 points and 4.5 boards. But the Lakers didn't want to guarantee his contract for the whole season, so they'll lean more on Robert Sacre, Jordan Hill and Ryan Kelly. Williams was shooting just 37.7 percent from the field.
Jan 7 - 1:44 PM

Shawne Williams scored 10 points off the bench on Friday, hitting 3-of-4 shots (including three treys) with one rebound, one assist, one steal and one block in 17 minutes.

This is a great line given the playing time but there are way too many 'ifs' here for owners to get too excited about. He's a 14-team value over the past two weeks and that's a good spot to draw the line on where owners should be paying attention to him.
Jan 4 - 2:54 AM

Shawne Williams played 36 minutes against the Bucks on Tuesday with five points, 11 boards, one assist, five blocks and one 3-pointer.

His five blocks set a career high and his 11 boards were just one off his career best from back in 2008 with the Mavericks. The Lakers were down big most of this game and really needed some bodies, so that explains the high minutes. He's not really worth picking up in almost any league despite the outburst to close out 2013.
Jan 1 - 1:21 AM

Shawne Williams double-doubled in 35 minutes of action vs. the Sixers, finishing a disappointing loss with 11 points, three 3-pointers, 10 rebounds, two assists and one block.

This was Williams' third double-digit scoring game of the season. He was averaging a paltry 3.8 points in nine starts prior to this solid outing, and fantasy owners should dismiss this as the result of L.A.'s injury woes and a matchup with the league's worst perimeter defense.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 12:34:00 AM

Shawne Williams made his second start in a row against the Heat on Wednesday with three points, five boards and one 3-pointer in 16 minutes.

He's another example to support to claim that minutes and stats clearly trump being in the starting lineup. In his seven previous starts, Williams averaged just 3.9 points, 3.6 boards and 0.6 triples. He's not worth owning in almost any league.
Wed, Dec 25, 2013 08:20:00 PM

Shawne Williams started against the Suns on Monday and had seven points, six boards and one 3-pointer in 25 minutes.

Coach Mike D'Antoni has been shuffling his lineup through the year, especially at power forward. Williams only has one game above 10 points on the year, but his minutes have risen to 22 per game this month. It's unclear if the Lakers will continue to start Williams, but he's only scored four points per game in his eight starts this year, so it won't send shockwaves through the fantasy community or anything.
Tue, Dec 24, 2013 03:32:00 AM

Shawne Williams will start at power forward against the Suns on Monday.

It could be a matchup-based decision with the Suns often using some smaller lineups, so it's unclear if this move will stick. Williams has only two games in double-figure scoring on the season, so there's little reason to pick him up in most leagues even with the starting distinction tonight. Jordan Hill will come off the bench tonight and could still have a bounce-back game.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 01:59:00 PM

Shawne Williams started for the Lakers at power forward on Tuesday, sending Robert Sacre to the bench, but had just four points and four rebounds in 15 minutes.

Jordan Hill played just 19 minutes off the bench, but hit 5-of-6 shots for 13 points and seven rebounds. Williams didn't do much with his starting opportunity the last time he got it, so just keep an eye on him for now.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 01:53:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Kendall Marshall
2Jordan Farmar
3Steve Nash
SG1Jodie Meeks
2Xavier Henry
3MarShon Brooks
4Kobe Bryant
SF1Wes Johnson
2Nick Young
PF1Ryan Kelly
2Kent Bazemore
3Jordan Hill
4Shawne Williams
C1Pau Gasol
2Robert Sacre
3Chris Kaman