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April 3, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats guard Reggie Williams (55) drives to the basket as he is defended by Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Bobcats win 88-83. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat: Shawn Williams, Reggie Williams Get Numbers

The newly added Williams Brothers (not really brothers) have received their respective jersey numbers, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman.

Shawne gets Michael Beasley’s vacated No. 8. The last player to wear No. 55 was Josh Harrellson during the 2012-13 season.

Other Heat players to wear No. 55 include Eddie House (10-11), Billy Thompson (88-91) and, of course, Jason Williams (05-08).

Heat players to wear No. 8 include Carlos Arroyo (09-11), center Isaac Austin (96-98), forward Tang Hamilton in 2001, Shaun Livingston (08-09), Jamario Moon in 2009 and, of course, Antoine Walker (05-07).

Reggie has worn No. 55 at every stop except his brief stint with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season. This will be the first time Shawne will wear No. 8 (has worn Nos. 3, 4 and 7 in the past).

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