Miami Heat podcast: Shawne Williams on his role, weight loss & more

In the latest episode of the Miami Heat podcast on FOXSportsFlorida.com, Surya Fernandez chats with Miami Heat forward Shawne Williams about his solid start with his new team. Williams also discusses his weight loss over the offseason, his red-hot shooting to begin the season and how he came to join the Heat.

All this and much more in our exclusive chat with Williams.

:10 – What was it like to get the starting job right from the beginning of the season?

:40 – Was getting consistent minutes important to help get acclimated to the Heat?

1:10 – What’s the cause for your rise in field goal percentage this season, particularly from long range?

1:45 – How important was it to lose weight over the offseason?

2:07 – Has the weight loss helped improve your game?

2:20 – What’s your role on this team aside from what shows up in the box score?

2:50 – What was the process like over the offseason to get on the Heat’s radar?

3:15 – What ultimately made you decide to sign with the Heat over other teams?

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3:30 – What will your role be like now coming off the bench?

4:05 – How was it to be teammates again with Danny Granger after playing with him in Indiana when you entered the NBA?

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