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Williams eager to shine against old team

As role player in Boston, Celtics forward is finding his niche

Updated: November 4, 2009, 3:36 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

When the Celtics visit the Timberwolves Wednesday night in Minnesota, it'll be a homecoming for Kevin Garnett, but also one of sorts for Shelden Williams.

While Garnett still holds most Timberwolves career records after 12 years as the face of the franchise, Williams spent 15 rather forgettable games with Minnesota after being traded there from the Sacramento Kings late last season. Williams averaged 4.9 points and 5.0 rebounds in 13.8 minutes per game as the Timberwolves went 4-11 to close ...

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