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Shelden Williams
PF/C - 6'9, 250lbs - 40 years old - 6 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2015 season
  • Birthdate: 10/21/1983
  • Drafted (NBA): 5th pick, 2006
  • Pre-draft team: Duke
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2006 NBA DraftNBADrafted 5th overall by Atlanta.
10th July, 2006NBASigned four year, $13,825,268 rookie scale contract with Atlanta. Included team options for 2008/09 and 2009/10.
21st August, 2007NBAAtlanta exercised 2008/09 team option.
16th February, 2008NBATraded by Atlanta, along with Lorenzen Wright, Anthony Johnson, Tyronn Lue and a 2008 second round pick (#42, Sean Singletary) to Sacramento in exchange for Mike Bibby.
31st October, 2008NBASacramento declined 2009/10 team option.
19th February, 2009NBATraded by Sacramento, along with Bobby Brown, to Minnesota in exchange for Rashad McCants and Calvin Booth.
7th August, 2009NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Boston.
14th July, 2010NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Denver.
22nd February, 2011NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by Denver to New York, along with Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Renaldo Balkman and Anthony Carter, and a 2015 second round pick (#37, Richaun Holmes) to Minnesota, in exchange for Wilson Chandler, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, Raymond Felton, a 2014 first round pick (#12, Dario Saric), a 2012 second round pick (#38, Quincy Miller), a 2013 second round pick (#51, Romero Osby), the right to swap 2016 first round picks (exercised; Denver moved from #9 and Jakob Poeltl to #7 and Jamal Murray) and cash from New York, and Kosta Koufos from Minnesota.
13th December, 2011NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with New Jersey.
28th August, 2012FranceSigned a one year contract with Chalon.
7th October, 2013ChinaSigned a one year contract with Tianjin.
5th August, 2014ChinaRe-signed by Tianjin to a one year contract.
Career Moves
2002 - 2006Duke (NCAA)
June 2006 - February 2008Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
February 2008 - February 2009Sacramento Kings (NBA)
February 2009 - June 2009Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
August 2009 - June 2010Boston Celtics (NBA)
July 2010 - February 2011Denver Nuggets (NBA)
February 2011 - June 2011New York Knicks (NBA)
December 2011 - June 2012New Jersey Nets (NBA)
August 2012 - June 2013Chalon (France)
October 2013 - June 2015Tianjin (China)
Articles about Shelden Williams

June 14, 2010

Shelden Williams - Williams was a pleasant early season surprise for the Celtics before tapering off. He was last seen hitting the rim in the layup line before game 5 of the NBA Finals. Layups never were his thing. Nor was offense in general. But Williams can board.

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