Shammond Omar Williams (born April 5 1975, in The Bronx, New York City) is an American professional basketball player. The 6'1" (1.85 m) combination point guard/shooting guard is known for his long-range shooting accuracy. In 2006-07 he played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. On July 16 2007 Williams signed with Pamesa Valencia of the Spanish ACB.
When Williams graduated from North Carolina, he held the following school records:
Williams also became a pioneer of the internet during his collegiate career. In 1995, Shammond Williams became the very first collegiate athlete to have a website dedicated to him on the World Wide Web. The website was developed by Seth Fleishman, and an archive of "Shammond's World" is still available for viewing.
He played internationally for Unics Kazan of Russia (where he obtained Georgian citizenship) and for Winterthur FC Barcelona of the Spanish Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto (ACB). He has played for the Georgia national team and was the Most Valuable Player of the 2005 FIBA All-Star game.
Williams signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 12, 2006. After spending one season with the Lakers, Williams returned to Europe and signed with Pamesa Velencia for three seasons.
Williams blossoms as Tar Heels leader; Shammond Williams has something his cousin, Kevin Garnett, doesn't - two Final Four trips.(SPORTS)
Mar 26, 1997; North Carolina had won the NCAA East Regional minutes earlier, but there was one thing Shammond Williams just couldn't wait to...