Shawne Brian Williams (born February 16, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently is a free agent in the National Basketball Assosiation(NBA).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 ranks second among Pacers rookies of all time with points scored in a rookie debut.
In early 2013, he joined Guangzhou Liu Sui for the 2013 NBL season.
On September 3, 2013, Williams signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. He was waived on January 7, 2014, the deadline before his contract would become guaranteed. The Lakers had injuries to guards Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Jordan Farmar, and Xavier Henry, and wanted to free up Williams’ roster spot and salary in the event they later need another replacement at guard.
On January 27, 2014, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League. On February 6, 2014, he re-signed with the Lakers to a 10-day contract. He did not sign a second 10-day contract with the Lakers after his first 10-day contract expired. On February 19, 2014, he was re-acquired by the D-Fenders.
On August 1, 2014, Williams signed with the Miami Heat, rejoining former Pacers teammate Danny Granger.
On February 19, 2015, Williams was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in a three-team trade involving the Phoenix Suns. Three days later, he was waived by the Pelicans.
On February 24, 2015, Williams was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Pistons. On June 11, 2015, Williams was traded, along with Caron Butler, to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Ersan İlyasova. However, he was later waived by the Bucks on June 30, 2015.