Nets waive Sean Williams

The New Jersey Nets have requested waivers on forward Sean Williams, Nets President Rod Thorn announced today.

Williams, who was selected by the Nets in the first round (17th overall) of the 2007 NBA Draft, averaged 4.3 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 1.2 bpg in 126 career games.  This season, Williams appeared in 20 games for New Jersey with averages of 2.6 ppg, 2.3 rpg and 1.0 bpg.

A terrific athlete with big hops, Williams is still developing his actual basketball skills.