HoopsHype Shawne Williams Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 18, 2014 | 08:40 PM

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.

Joseph Goodman

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

Ira Winderman

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

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.

Shandel Richardson

Heat starters: Bosh, Wade, Deng, Norris, Shawne Williams.

Jason Lieser

Heat will start Wade, Bosh, Deng, Norris Cole & Shawne Williams tonight.

Joseph Goodman

Shawne Williams has a locker, for those asking. He has a guaranteed contract.

Ira Winderman

ICYMI: Pat Riley sees value in Shawne Williams, Shannon Brown; talks Beasley and life post-LeBron. bit.ly/1sWP9Z1

Ira Winderman

Pat Riley sees value in Shawne Williams, Shannon Brown; talks Beasley and life post-LeBron. bit.ly/1sWP9Z1

Barry Jackson

Ennis 17 points, Granger 12, Shawne Williams 12 in Heat's 98-86 preseason opening loss to New Orleans in Louisville.

Surya Fernandez

Shawne Williams, Danny Granger lead the Heat with 12 points each.

Ira Winderman

Shawne Williams continues to state his case at the start of the third quarter.

Ira Winderman

Heat 18, Pelicans 16 at end of first. Granger looked best for Heat. Shawne Williams, Ennis looked good early.

Ira Winderman

Danny Granger again playing well, and Shawne Williams pressing to move ahead of Haslem in rotation.

Ira Winderman

Spoelstra going deep early, with Khem Birch, Danny Granger, James Ennis, Shawne Williams, Norris Cole all in in the first quarter.

Ira Winderman

Shawne Williams about to enter as first Heat reserve off the bench, for Haslem, who picked up two fouls in 2:23.

Ira Winderman

With Josh McRoberts out, Shawne Williams lines up with projected starters Bosh, Wade, Chalmers and Deng, for one team in scrimmage.

Jason Lieser

Shawne Williams is the only Heat player still undefeated in "Hunger Games."

Ira Winderman

Heat announce adjustment of newcomer numbers. Beasley No. 8 still taken, now going to Tyler Johnson. Shawne Williams 43, Reggie Williams 55.

Steve Kyler

Shawne Williams had been training at IMG Academy with Dan Barto, word was he looks great likely why Miami taking a chance on him.

Eric Pincus

Shawne Williams did get a 2-year deal with Miami - 1st season guaranteed $1.23 mil - 2nd non-guaranteed at $1.36 mil @BBallInsiders

Barry Jackson

Agent Happy Walters tells me Shawne Williams' Heat contract is fully guaranteed ($1.2 million), with team option on 2015-16.