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Sean Williams - Moving Up the Rankings Despite Late Start(s)

With Sean Williams starting to dominate rookie stats--1st in shooting percentage and blocks, 4th in scoring and rebounding, 5th in minutes, pundits are taking notice, starting with Sports Illustrated. Not bad considering it was only six years ago that a 6'-8" 15-year-old from Mansfield, Texas, took up the sport. As Stephen Dyell writes, Williams' rise is unlike a lot of his NBA counterparts, who had a ball in their hands for as long as they can remember.