Pelicans waive forward Shawne Williams _lowres


The New Orleans Pelicans waived forward Shawne Williams, who was acquired Feb. 19 from the Miami HEAT along with Norris Cole and Justin Hamilton as part of a three-team trade.

Williams, 6-9, 230, has appeared in 44 games (22 starts) this season for Miami, averaging 6.6 points and 3.2 rebounds. He was the 17th overall selection out of Memphis in the 2006 NBA Draft by Indiana,

New Orleans’ roster now stands at 14.