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April 25, 2007 | Mike Bresnahan, Times Staff Writer
Another playoff game, another surprise guest appearance in the Lakers' backcourt. Shammond Williams was activated, then inserted into Game 2 in the second quarter, his first game action since an eight-minute appearance April 6 against Seattle. He had nine points in 19 minutes against Phoenix, joining Jordan Farmar as Coach Phil Jackson's other strong on-court statement in the month of April.
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April 25, 2007 | Mike Bresnahan, Times Staff Writer
Another playoff game, another surprise guest appearance in the Lakers' backcourt. Shammond Williams was activated, then inserted into Game 2 in the second quarter, his first game action since an eight-minute appearance April 6 against Seattle. He had nine points in 19 minutes against Phoenix, joining Jordan Farmar as Coach Phil Jackson's other strong on-court statement in the month of April.
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May 16, 2007
There were 3,821 votes cast in the most recent poll: You are the Lakers' general manager. Do you cut or keep guard Shammond Williams? As we move through the Lakers' roster, here are the results so far: Keep: Luke Walton and Jordan Farmar. Cut: Aaron McKie, Chris Mihm, Brian Cook and Shammond Williams. *--* Cut him 68.4% Keep him 31.6% *--* Up next: Do you cut or keep forward Ronny Turiaf? Go to www.latimes.com/sports.
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October 31, 2006 | Mike Bresnahan
Smush Parker -- Career year forgotten somewhat after playoff slump Aaron McKie--How much does he have left? Played only 14 games last season. Shammond Williams#--An unknown after two years away from NBA Jordan Farmar*--Showed energy during exhibition play. Sasha Vujacic--Annoying, pestering defender has improved outside shot. Kobe Bryant--Points won't be a problem ... as long as his right knee isn't one. Luke Walton--Strong training camp has him looking at increased minutes.
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October 23, 2001 | Associated Press
The Miami Heat have added trouble-prone point guard Rod Strickland to their thin backcourt. Published reports in Miami said Strickland signed a one-year contract worth $1 million. Strickland, 35, who finished last season with Portland, spent 10 days in jail and was placed on two years' probation after pleading guilty in April to drunken driving. He has been arrested several other times.
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August 13, 1999 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The Chicago Bulls finally made their long-awaited first move of the off-season, sending guard Brent Barry to the Seattle SuperSonics for guards Hersey Hawkins and James Cotton. Barry, 27, averaged 11.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 37 games last season. He is the second shooting guard picked up by the SuperSonics in recent days, joining free-agent acquisition Vernon Maxwell. Hawkins, 32, is an 11-year veteran who had career-low averages of 10.3 points and 2.5 assists.
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December 6, 2003 | From Associated Press
Guard Jason Kidd of the New Jersey Nets was fined $10,000 by the NBA on Friday for verbally abusing and publicly criticizing game officials after Wednesday night's 96-93 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Kidd made derogatory comments to Violet Palmer, Mike Callahan and Gary Zielinski after the officials failed to make a foul call against Stromile Swift after the Grizzlies' forward bumped Kidd on a shot attempt during the closing seconds with the Nets trailing, 95-93.
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March 23, 1997 | GEORGE DOHRMANN
No. 1 North Carolina (27-6) vs. No. 6 Louisville (26-8)--Coaches Denny Crum and Dean Smith have more than 1,200 victories between them and Smith is first and Crum third in NCAA Tournament victories with 64 and 42, respectively. "I'm going to enjoy watching two legends go at it," Tar Heel guard Ed Cota said.
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