In addition to getting a chance to speak with Anthony Parker yesterdayprior to the Cavaliers - Clippers game, I also caught up with Cleveland's own Jawad Williams for a minute on his way into the locker room after shootaround. Williams played 12 minutes in the first half yesterday and scored 12 points on 4 of 7 from the field. He also grabbed a rebound and had two assists before sitting outmost of the second half while nursing a sore back. Our pregame exchange is below...

StepienRules: Did you get a chance to talkwith CoachWilliams the other night when he was in town?

Jawad Williams: Yeah, I talked to him briefly after the game,and he justtold me tocontinue towork hard.

StepienRules: Have you stopped to think thisseason that it wasn't too long ago you were an undrafted free agent bouncing...

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