HoopsHype Shawne Williams Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 29, 2014 | 09:11 PM

Joseph Goodman

Shawne Williams with his first basket. He's 1 of 8. Lotta tweets about Nene and Beal being out, but Heat really missing Josh McRoberts.

Surya Fernandez

Shawne Williams struggling so far with just 1 point. He's missed all six of his shots, five of them from 3-point territory.

Shandel Richardson

Shawne Williams isn't stretching the floor much tonight.

Ira Winderman

Make that 0 for 6 from field and 0 for 5 on 3-pointers for Shawne Williams.

Ira Winderman

Shawne Williams now 0 for 5 from field, 0 for 4 on 3-pointers.

Joseph Goodman

Tonight's starters: For the #Heat: Cole, Wade, Deng, Shawne Williams, Bosh. For the #Wizards: Pierce, Gooden, Gortat, Temple, Wall.

Jorge Castillo

#Heat starters: Norris Cole, Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng, Shawne Williams, Chris Bosh.

Ira Winderman

That leaves the Heat with five free agents added in offseason: Deng, McRoberts, Granger, Shawne Williams and Shannon Brown.

Ira Winderman

Heat now getting to Wade's post-up game, something they'll need, as Shawne Williams sets up at 3-point line in Heat's inverted reality.

Jason Jackson

#HeatNation your guy @James Ennis is starting - Go Crazy!!! Shawne Williams @Chris Bosh @Dwyane Wade & @PG30_MIA too. Loul Deng out (back)

Ira Winderman

Has Shawne Williams been the biggest surprise of the preseason for the Heat? Latest "Ask Ira" at bit.ly/1z0VJiX plus more.

Jason Lieser

Mario Chalmers was instructing Shawne Williams before that first FT, missed it, immediately went back to instructing.

Ira Winderman

Also looks like Shawne Williams will start opening night, next Wednesday vs. Wizards, if McRoberts isn't back, and even then, possibly so.

Joseph Goodman

If tonight is the Heat's dress rehearsal for opening night...Shawne Williams has come a long way. Congrats to him.

Jason Lieser

Heat also starting Shawne Williams again at PF. Seems to be their guy until Josh McRoberts is back.

Ira Winderman

Norris Cole again starts in place of Chalmers at point guard. Also starting: Chris Bosh, Shawne Williams, Luol Deng and Dwyane Wade.

Shandel Richardson

Shawne Williams misses hot wings, but weight-loss has him feeling good: sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h…

Ira Winderman

Among the starters in tonight's Heat-Spurs "NBA Finals Rematch": Shawne Williams, Matt Bonner, Kyle Anderson and Cory Joseph.

Ira Winderman

Spoestra to hold out Wade, Bosh, Deng and Birdman tonight, likely to start Shawne Williams, Haslem, Granger, Cole and Chalmers.

Surya Fernandez

Yes, this is the same Shawne Williams who played in the Hawks game.

Ira Winderman

Where would with the Heat be tonight without Shawne Williams (yes, actually just typed that)?

Joseph Goodman

Shawne Williams with 16 points for the Heat. Warriors 102, Heat 99

Joseph Goodman

Napier, Chalmers, Ennis, Shawne Williams, Bosh in for the Heat with 7-min mark coming.

Surya Fernandez

Nice bounce-back games from Luol Deng and Shawne Williams tonight.

Joseph Goodman

Shawne Williams with his fourth three-pointer. Warriors 83, Heat 72

Ira Winderman

Heat offense has been fine. Shawne Williams loading up on threes. The defense remains the issue.

Ira Winderman

So it has come down to . . . Shawne Williams 3-pointers.

Ira Winderman

Heat starters: Cole, Wade, Deng, Shawne Williams and Bosh. So back near his Kansas college roots, Chalmers again doesn't start.

Ira Winderman

Looking like Shawne Williams will get the call at power forward. Spoelstra said he is not starting Granger-Luol in tandem again tonight.

Jason Lieser

Erik Spoelstra says Shawne Williams has been "one of the great surprises" in preseason.

Surya Fernandez

Shawne Williams has played the most minutes for the Heat so far, but only has 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 fouls in 12 minutes to show for it.

Surya Fernandez

Shabazz Napier also seeing some early action. Shannon Brown and Shawne Williams are also in.

Ira Winderman

Shawne Williams enters as first Heat reserve, for Granger.

Surya Fernandez

Second half was quite a bit more interesting thanks to Ennis (12 points), Napier (12) and Shawne Williams (7).

Ethan J. Skolnick

Danny Granger & Shawne Williams need to make perimeter shots to justify rotation spots. And for the Heat to have enough shooters.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Right play, but Shawne Williams is now the least popular man in Brazil. Crowd wanted the LeBron transition slam.

Joseph Goodman

Shawne Williams first off the bench for the #Heat.

Jason Lieser

Double technical on Heat's Shawne Williams and Orlando's Dewayne Dedmon.

Ira Winderman

Shawne Williams with the preseason technical, the rare time when it costs you to play the game.

Josh Robbins

Dewayne Dedmon and Shawne Williams were whistled for a double technical foul after a foul by Williams.

Ira Winderman

And with the jinx-o-matic, Shawne Williams picks up third Heat turnover.

Ira Winderman

Spoelstra warned not to make judgments based on preseason rotation, but it sure seems Shawne Williams poised to get more time than Haslem.

Surya Fernandez

Shawne Williams having a rough game in his first start for the Heat. He's currently scoreless with 5 shot attempts, 3 from beyond the arc.

Ira Winderman

Cole back to start the second half, as are Shawne Williams, Wade, Bosh and Deng.

Surya Fernandez

Heat going small with Chalmers entering the game for Shawne Williams. Lineup now is Bosh-Deng-Wade-Chalmers-Cole

Ira Winderman

Chalmers checks in with 5:16 left in first, for Shawne Williams, as Heat go small with Wade, Cole, Chalmers.

Surya Fernandez

Shawne Williams trying to do a little too much with the ball in his hands on that penetration.

Surya Fernandez

Heat starters: Cole (!), Wade, Shawne Williams, Deng, Bosh. Magic starters: L Ridnour, Evan Fournier, Tobias Harris, Aaron Gordon, N Vucevic

Ira Winderman

Norris Cole to start at point tonight, not Chalmers. Other starters: Bosh, Shawne Williams, Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng.