Williams waived by Nets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Former first-round draft pick Sean Williams has been waived by the New Jersey Nets.

Nets president Rod Thorn released the 17th overall pick in the 2007 NBA draft on Monday.

Williams, a 6-foot-10 forward out of Boston College, averaged 4.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 126 career games. He saw limited action in 20 games this season, averaging 2.6 points and 2.3 rebounds.