Shelden Williams Info
Full Name: Shelden DeMar Williams
Height/Weight: 6-9 (2/06 m)/ 250 (113.4 kg)
Birthdate: October 21, 1983 (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
High School: Midwest City HS (Forest Park, Okla.)
Shelden Williams Scouting Report:
InsideHoops.com: Shelden Williams is a short but filled-out big-man who relies on his strength and hustle. He the boards, blocks shots, slams into people and plays hard. He's a true center who happens to be a few inches shorter than others who play like him. He's quick and smart. Shelden defends well. He's a bruiser. A bit robotic and not a great passer. He's like a better Brian Grant. Shelden Williams' NBA position can either be center or power forward.
Shelden Williams Bio/Career Highlights:
Third player in NCAA history to record 1,500 points, 1,000 rebounds, 350 blocks and 150
steals (along with David Robinson and Pervis Ellison).
Finished as Duke’s career leader in blocked shots (422, 5th in ACC history), blocks per game (3.03, 6th ), and rebounds (1,262 - 6th ).
Fifth all-time at Duke in career field-goal percentage (.572), and 12th in school history with 1,928 career points.
As a senior in 2005-06, Shelden Williams was named First Team All American by The Associated Press, and ACC Defensive Player of the Year. Also, All-ACC
and ACC All-Tournament First Team. Shelden grabbed 14 boards vs. George Washington in second round of NCAA Tourney to become Duke basketball's all-time
As a junior in 2004-05, Shelden was NABC and ACC Defensive Player of the Year. All-ACC and ACC All-Tournament First Team. Led ACC in rebounding (11.2 rpg) and blocked shots (3.7 bpg), and ranked second in field goal percentage (.582), 11th in scoring (15.5 ppg) and seventh in minutes (33.7 mpg). Became first player under Mike Krzyzewski to average a doubledouble in a season.