|Born||October 21, 1983|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Midwest City|
(Midwest City, Oklahoma)
|NBA draft||2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|Number||33, 22, 23, 13|
|2011||New York Knicks|
|2011–2012||New Jersey Nets|
|2018–2020||Erie BayHawks / College Park Skyhawks (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Shelden DeMar Williams (born October 21, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Duke University, where his #23 jersey was retired on January 28, 2007.
His size (6'9", 250 lbs), aggressive style of play, and shot-blocking ability earned him the nickname "The Landlord." During high school, Williams was a member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He earned the 2005 and 2006 NABC Defensive Player of the Year Awards while at Duke, becoming only the fifth player in history to earn the award two consecutive years. He holds Duke's career blocks record, single-season blocks record, and career rebounding record, while he is 17th in career blocks on the NCAA charts. He is the third player in ACC history to have 1,500 points, 1,000 rebounds and 350 blocks (joining Tim Duncan and Ralph Sampson). His 1,217 rebounds and 1,859 career points rank him seventh in ACC history and sixteenth in Duke history, respectively. Williams became only the third Duke basketball player to record a triple-double when Duke defeated Maryland on January 11, 2006, recording 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks.
Williams played for the Duke University men's basketball team from 2002 to 2006. He majored in sociology with a markets and management studies certificate.
As of graduating from Duke University, Williams held records for:
Third player in NCAA history to score 1500 points, grab 1000 rebounds, block 350 shots, and pick up 150 steals.
Williams was selected by the Hawks with the fifth pick in the 2006 NBA draft. On February 16, 2008, Williams was involved in a multi-player trade to the Sacramento Kings for Mike Bibby.
On February 19, 2009, he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves along with Bobby Brown for Rashad McCants and Calvin Booth.
On August 7, 2009, he signed a one-year contract with the Boston Celtics.
On July 14, 2010, he signed a one-year contract with the Denver Nuggets.
On February 22, 2011, Williams was traded to the New York Knicks in a three-way blockbuster deal also involving Minnesota Timberwolves that brought Carmelo Anthony to New York.
On August 28, 2012 he signed a one-year contract with the French League champions Élan Chalon. Over 10 games in the 2012–13 Euroleague season, he averaged 11.3 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.
In October 2013, Williams signed with Tianjin Ronggang of China.
On November 13, 2008, Williams married former University of Tennessee Lady Vols and current Chicago Sky basketball star Candace Parker. They have a daughter named Lailaa. In November 2016, Williams filed for divorce claiming irreconcilable differences. They had been living separately for 3 months prior to the divorce. Candace Parker gave him a sum of $400,000 for spousal support instead of paying on-going payments. They share joint custody with neither paying child support to the other.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|