Shawne Williams' 44.2% 3-pt shooting ranks 8th in the NBA among players with at least 65 att. this year.
Haslem in for Shawne Williams and Chalmers back for Wade. New rotations working so far for Spoelstra.
Shawne Williams off to a nice start with 2/3 threes. Heat up 18-13 on Washington late Q1.
And this time the Heat open with Shawne Williams and Chris Andersen, alongside Wade, Deng and . . . Chalmers. Yes, Rio starting.
Gun shy Shawne Williams not a good sign for the Heat.
Shawne Williams cannot stop Enes Kanter in any scenario....kudos to Enes for recognizing it
Heat open second half with Shawne Williams in place of Justin Hamilton. Lineup-a-go-go
Shawne Williams hits a three and the Heat are within 11
Heat open 2nd quarter with a lineup of Udonis Haslem, Shawne Williams, James Ennis, Mario Chalmers, Shabazz Napier. Allow that to marinate.
The Heat's projected lineup for Tuesday: Luol Deng, Shawne Williams, Justin Hamilton, Dwyane Wade, Norris Cole...Subject to change.
So Heat lineup on Tuesday in Brooklyn could look something like: Udonis Haslem, Shawne Williams, Luol Deng, Norris Cole and James Ennis.
Looks like Shawne Williams is your once and again starting power forward for the Heat. McRoberts injury, Heat say, could be season ending.
Shawne Williams opens the second half in place of Udonis Haslem.
Shawne Williams is the only player in the game to have made a 3-pointer so far.
End Q1: Heat 18, Bulls 14. FGs-- MIA 6/18, CHI 5/16. Justin Hamilton, Wade & Shawne Williams with 4p each.
Heat fielding a lineup of Chalmers, Shawne Williams, Birdman, Granger and Cole. Who scores?
With Bosh out it leaves Chalmers, Shawne Williams as lone Heat players to appear in all 24 games this season (assuming both play tonight).
Best guess at a Heat lineup for tonight: Norris Cole, Wade, Luol Deng, Shawne Williams & Justin Hamilton.
Of 40 NBA players 6'8'' or taller that have attempted 50+ 3s, Patterson & Shawne Williams have highest % (45%). They're ranked 7th overall
Shawne Williams still a 46% 3pt shooter, unfazed by being moved to the bench. He's 2/3 tonight.
Wade was too busy pouting about Shawne Williams' missed corner three-pointer to get back on defense. Tayshaun wide-open three-pointer.
Too-small ball? Haslem and Shawne Williams in power rotation, alongside Wade, Chalmers and Napier.
Shawne Williams on embracing his bench role: "I've got my coach's back no matter what."
Shawne Williams not bothered by losing starting job to McRoberts. Says Spoelstra told him from the start that was the plan.
Shawne Williams keeps hitting 3s whether he starts or not. Big one just now cuts Atlanta's lead to 45-38, 4:26 left in Q2.
So McRoberts is starting his first game, not Shawne Williams as it was originally written down on the official team roster before the game.
Josh McRoberts has been coming off the bench for Shawne Williams but played more minutes than Williams the last 2 games.
Heat move Josh McRoberts into starting lineup tonight in place of Shawne Williams.
Change in Heat starting lineup coming. I talked with Shawne Williams after shootaround. He said his starting role was "good while it lasted"
Shawne Williams with 3 fouls already; look for lots of McRoberts in the 2nd half.
Gortat can and should dominate that matchup against Shawne Williams all night long
Informed that he is shooting about as well as Kyle Korver so far, Shawne Williams replies, "I wish I could make some Kyle Korver money.”
Both the Heat and the Warriors have each shot 10-for-18 from 3-point land. Curry is 7-10. Shawne Williams 3-3, Bosh 2-3, Deng 2-3.
NBA's top 3pt shooters so far (min. 40 att.): Kyle Korver 56.7%, Shawne Williams 50%, Kevin Martin 48.1%, Mike Conley 46.7%.
Shawne Williams is at 55.4% on threes since opening night. Ridiculous.
Shawne Williams now has at least one 3-pointer in the Heat's last 14 games. Only time he didn't was in the season opener.
Heat again open with Shawne Williams on the opposing center, to ease burden on Bosh. So Bogut 2 for 2 with 4 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds.