Nets waive Shawne Williams

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

Williams was acquired on January 11 via trade from Dallas along with Kris Humphris in exchange for Eduardo Najera.  Currently in his fourth NBA season, Williams has career averages of 5.2 ppg and 2.4 rpg in 126 games with Indiana and Dallas.  The former first round draft pick (17th overall) of the Pacers in 2006 has not played in a game this season.