(NBA Gold Medalist, basketball player-coach)
American professional basketball. Sheldon Williams is the pride of Duke University in Durham. Sheldon DeMar Williams and Candace Parker married on 2008.
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Sheldon DeMar Williams and Candace Parker married on 2008. Candace Parker is a star WNBA athlete and the power forward for Los Angeles Sparks. Her brother Anthony Parker is a retiree from the NBA.
Sheldon and Candace have a daughter, Lailaa Nicole Williams.
In April 2018, Shelden and Candace officially divorced, and after completing legal formalities to share custody of their daughter, educational and medical costs, they wrapped up their divorce.
Quick Facts of Shelden DeMar Williams
|Age:||38 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||October 21, 1983|
|Full Name:||Shelden DeMar Williams|
|Birth Place:||Oklahoma City, OK, USA|
|Net Worth:||$8 Million US|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 9 inches (2.06m)|
|Profession:||NBA Gold Medalist, basketball player-coach|
|Father's Name:||Bob Williams|
|Mother's Name:||Jeannette Williams|
|Education:||Duke University, Durham, North Carolina|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
|Last Update:||March, 2022|
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“I had the chance to give out the #cannedfood from the food drive today. Had a great time and met some good people.”
“It is good to talk basketball and life with kids from Richmond School District.”
Hello Atlanta! I am having a FREE basketball clinic at KIPP Atlanta Collegiate High School this Sunday Dec 1 from 11-4! Boys and Girls 6th-10th! There will be free lunch as well! So come out and enjoy this free basketball clinic! Looking forward to seeing you there! @thesheldenwilliamsfoundation @theplaybookagency #SWFoundation #kippcollegiatehighschool #basketballclinic #payitforwardc”
“I want to say thank you to all that came out and supported my free basketball clinic today!!! We had a blast! Thanks to all of our sponsors @krispykreme for the doughnuts, orange juice and bananas.”
“Thank you to @subway for the lunch bags. -Thank you @cpskyhawks for the tickets, shirts, wristbands, and balls. -Thank you @atlutd for the lunch boxes. -Thank you @ubereats for the sun glasses. -Thank you @wafflehouseofficial for the breakfast. -Thank you @koolkidzrock for the shirts.”
“Got to help with MLK Day of Service Community Cleanup in South Fulton. #mlkday.”
“Just finished up helping wrap presents for Reaching Out 4 You. I am sorry in advance boys and girls that are going to receive them lol. I am not a good Christmas wrapper lol. @nbacares @cpskyhawks.”
Relationship Facts of Shelden DeMar Williams
- Shelden DeMar Williams is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
- 1 Who is Shelden DeMar Williams?
- 2 Shelden DeMar Williams-Birth Age, Family
- 3 Shelden DeMar Williams-Education
- 4 Shelden DeMar Williams-Gold Medals, Individual Awards
- 5 Shelden DeMar Williams-Net Worth, NBA Earnings
- 6 Shelden DeMar Williams-Rumors and controversy
- 7 Shelden DeMar Williams-Height, Weight, Player Stats
- 8 Shelden DeMar Williams-Social Media
Who is Shelden DeMar Williams?
Shelden DeMar Williams is a legendary Gold Medalist in American professional basketball. Sheldon Williams is the pride of Duke University in Durham. He works as the assistant coach for College Park Skyhawks, NBA G League, Georgia, United States of America.
Sheldon the Philanthropist is also the founder of ‘Shelden Williams Foundation’. This foundation inspires upcoming basketball players to remember the kindness of strangers and pay it forward as a team. Its various social support programs, charity work and community drives empowers student-athletes, their families, and communities in Oklahoma, Atlanta, Durham and its suburbs.
Shelden DeMar Williams-Birth Age, Family
Shelden Williams was born Shelden DeMar Williams on 21 October 1983, at Forest Park, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. His parents are Bob Williams and Jeannette Williams. His father Mr. Bob Williams played basketball at Oklahoma Christian University. He then coached Junior-High School and High School basketball players.
Shelden DeMar Williams-Education
DeMar completed High School in 2002 from Midwest City High in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Along with his education he played basketball and ranked one of the highest scores during his stay at Midwest High.
|1999–2001||Three Time All-City Selection as Basketball Player|
Three-time All-State High-School Basketball Player
Three Time All-District High-School Basketball Player
Oklahoma Defensive Player of the Year
USA Today Oklahoma Player of the Year
EA Sports High School All-America selection
Oklahoma Player of the Year-the Dail38gy Oklahoman
|2001–2002||Ranked # 49 in the nation by ESPN|
Gatorade Oklahoma Player of the Year
Rated sixth by College Basketball News entering the season
Rated nation’s sixth-best prep player The Sporting News listed Williams
Rated the nation’s number one forward by Basketball News and Prepstar
Rated the nation’s fifth-best prep player by Future Stars and BlueChipHoops.com
Thereafter from 2002 until 2006, DeMar studied at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, US. He majored in Sociology, with a certificate in Markets and Management. Furthermore, he played sophomore basketball during his varsity days at Duke and won awards, recognition and accolades for himself and his team.
2001 Fourth-team Parade All-American
2005 First-team All-ACC
2005 Third-team All-American – AP
2006 First-team All-ACC
2006 Consensus first-team All-American
2006 Associated Press First Team All American
2006 John R. Wooden First Team All American
2006 Senior CLASS All-Senior All American Team
In the 2006 NBA Draft, the Hawks selected Shelden as the fifth pick after which his career in basketball took wings. Thereafter on February 16, 2008, Williams was involved in a multi-player trade to the Sacramento Kings for Mike Bibby. He played the NBA Leagues until 2012, and took the opportunity of his life to play in Europe and Asia.
On 28 August 2012, Shelden signed a one-year contract with the French League champions Élan Chalon, on Chalon-sur-Saône, in France, Europe. Out of the 10 games in the 2012–13 Euro-league season Shelden averaged 11.3 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.
Thereafter in October 2013, Williams signed with Tianjin Ronggang- The Tianjin Gold Lions, in Tianjin of China. Here too, he won the odds and came back home a champion.
Williams plays the aggressive power forward and center. Additionally, his shot-blocks earned him the nick ‘The Landlord’. He emerged as one of the top players in the ACC. When DeMar plays, he dominates both ends of the court for long stretches at a time.
Since 2018, Shelden coaches the Erie BayHawks and has also worked at College Park Skyhawks as the Assistant Coach.
Shelden DeMar Williams-Gold Medals, Individual Awards
Shelden is the recipient of two Gold Medals- for the 2005 Izmir Team Competition, Summer Universiade, and the Men’s Basketball Team that represented the United States of America.
|2005 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year|
2005 NABC Defensive Player of the Year
2006 NABC Defensive Player of the Year
2006 National Association of Basketball Coaches Defensive Player of the Year
2006 John R. Wooden National Player of the Year Finalist
2007 April NBA Rookie of the Month
Sheldon is the Founder of the Sheldon Williams Foundation. It supports charity drives in Oklahoma, Atlanta, and Durham.
The Foundation empowers student-athletes and their families by delivering and supporting initiatives that promote emotional and physical health through sports, education, and community involvement.
He is a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes in High School.
Shelden DeMar Williams-Net Worth, NBA Earnings
As of 2022, Shelden’s net worth is $8 Million US, and his earnings for 2019 are $992,680 K US. Shelden earned a total of $12,256,869 up until 2020 January.
Shelden DeMar Williams-Rumors and controversy
Shelden has not gotten embroiled in any major controversy or rumors.
Shelden DeMar Williams-Height, Weight, Player Stats
He has black hair and eyes. His Height is 6 feet 9 inches and his weight is 113 kg. Shelden’s Basketball Player Stats are given below.
|Name: Shelden Williams Birth|
Date: October 21, 1983 (Age: 36-097 d)
Hometown: Forest Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma US
Class: Sophomore 6-9, 250 lb. (206 cm, 113 kg)
High School: Midwest City, OK
NBA Debut: November 1, 2006
NBA Draft :Atlanta Hawks 2006
Round: 1 Pick: 5th overall /Shoots Right
Recruiting Rank: 2002 (8)
College: Duke University 2002–2006
NBA Position: Power Forward / Center
Shelden DeMar Williams-Social Media
Shelden has 27 K likes on Facebook, 34.7 k followers on Twitter, 15.5k following, 1563 posts on Instagram.
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