Former Duke Great On the Move At Deadline

Former Blue Devil great Shelden Williams is on the move at the end of the NBA Trading Deadline. The 6-foot-9 power forward and former No.5 overall pick was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.

Shelden Williams, who has appeared in just 30 games this season for the Kings, has been traded to Minnesota along with point guard Bobby Brown in exchange for the rights to former North Carolina swingman Rashad McCants and Calvin Booth.

Williams, who is in the final year of his rookie contract, will likely see more time in the Wolves' rotation which could drastically improve his chances for earning a respectable second contract after the year.

In 30 games Williams averaged 3.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in just 10.2 minutes. Last week the 6-foot-9 big forward logged his best game of the season - scoring 15 points and grabbing five rebounds in 25 minutes of action in a 118-100 loss to Dallas.

Over the course of his three year career with the Atlanta Hawks and Sacramento Kings Williams has averaged 4.6 points and 4.1 rebounds in 14.8 minutes of action.


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