Shammond Omar Williams (born April 5 1975, in the Bronx, New York) is an American professional basketball player. The 6' 1" combination point guard/ shooting guard is known for his long-range shooting accuracy. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA.

Collegiate Career

Williams played college basketball at North Carolina under Dean Smith and later, Bill Guthridge. During the 1997-1998 season, he was a member of new coach Bill Guthridge's successful "Six Starters" rotation with Antawn Jamison, Vince Carter, Ed Cota, Ademola Okulaja and Makhtar Ndiaye.

Professional Career

Williams was selected in the second round, 34th overall, of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. While he never played for the Bulls, he did play for the Atlanta Hawks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Hornets, and Orlando Magic.

He played internationally for Winterthur FC Barcelona of the Spanish Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto. He was the Most Valuable Player of the 2005 FIBA All-Star game.

Williams signed a 1-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 12, 2006. [1]


He is a cousin of Kevin Garnett of Minnesota Timberwolves


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