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Shawne Brian Williams (born February 16, 1986 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA. He was originally selected 17th overall in the 2006 NBA Draft out of University of Memphis by the Indiana Pacers.

In his freshman year of 2005–06 at Memphis, Williams averaged 13.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game while also averaging 1.4 steals and blocks, playing in 36 games while starting 34. He led all Conference USA freshmen in scoring and rebounding. Williams averaged 18.0 points and 6.7 rebounds in three games in the Conference USA tournament, being named the tournament MVP. He can also play at the guard position.

Williams signed with the Indiana Pacers July 6, 2006. Williams scored 13 points in his NBA debut against the Chicago Bulls on December 11, 2006. He now ranks second among Pacers rookies of all time with points scored in a rookie debut.

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