New York Knickerbockers President of Basketball Operations Donnie Walsh announced today that the team has signed forward Shawne Williams as a free agent. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. assumes it’s a nonguaranteed contract for training camp.

Williams, 6-9, 225-pounds, has career averages of 5.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 13.4 minutes in 126 games (six starts) over three NBA seasons with Indiana and Dallas. Originally selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 17th overall selection in the 2006 NBA Draft following his freshman year at the University of Memphis, Williams enjoyed his most productive season with the Pacers during the 2007-08 campaign when he posted career-highs of 6.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 14.9 minutes in a career-high 65 games.