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Known for his high basketball I.Q., versatile skill set and the ability to proficiently play (and defend) all 5 collective positions standing at 6’10, Chief Executive Officer Muhammad Abdul Malik Shabazz, began his journey to being unstoppable upon moving to Hemingway, South Carolina. Originally born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, his exceptional talent was rapidly identified at an early age, as he was the only 7th grade player to be accepted to play for Battery Park Elementary School’s 8th grade basketball team. His talent continued to evolve as he excelled in confidence entering his 8th grade season. On multiple occasions, Muhammad proved to be an unstoppable force by scoring 40+ points as well as setting the record at Battery Park for being the only player able to make 35 free throws in a row.

He entered his freshman year at Hemingway High School and successfully made the 12 man roster team. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, he was unable to play and sat out his first year.

Returning to the team with extreme focus and determination to play out his sophomore year, his above average talent was quickly identified again and he was strategically advanced to Starter on the varsity basketball team under renowned Hall of Fame Coach, Jerry Harwell. Hemingway High School had a rich history of championship glory, but had not excelled to the State Championship since 1998. With Muhammad’s contribution as a sophomore, Hemingway managed to successfully break that cycle. In a 20 game winning streak where every win was a fight for top position in the state championship, Hemingway stormed through the conference undefeated. A major contributor to the success of the team, Muhammad was determined to return Hemingway to its rightful place as State Champion. During the final game, Muhammad aggressively seized a rebound from a pivotal jump shot that was missed by one of his team mates. As an exceptional leader, he took control by scoring the winning shot which brought Hemingway its first State Championship in 5 years.

Finishing his Junior season with a 25-3 record, the game was now so inspiring to not only the city of Hemingway, but it was also inspiring to the State of South Carolina as well. That year, a bill was created and Muhammad was honored for the game winning, unstoppable skill set he displayed, at the State Capital.

With determination to further advance, his Senior year would quickly prove to be a memorable season for all. Hemingway received ranking as the #1 team in the state, and Muhammad received one of the Top 5 honors. Totally focused on being better than anything he displayed in his previous seasons, Muhammad led his team as an unstoppable force, through the conference and back to the State Championship once again. His performance would earn him numerous accolades for the talent he displayed during this stellar year. As a result, he was named to the Region 7-A All Conference and Tournament Team, where he received the honor of being chosen as Region 7-A Player of the Year in the process. In addition, He was also named to First Team All State in the state of South Carolina and was voted to play in the All Star Game. His superior talent would earn him the title of becoming the first player in his school’s entire history, to receive Most Valuable Player at the All Star Game. From there, he would also move on to win ‘Mr. Basketball’ and receive numerous offers from Division I powerhouse schools such as the University of Tennessee, University of South Carolina, VCU, Florida and Florida State just to name a few. Ultimately, he decided to take his talent and play for the University of Tennessee.

As he embarked on moving forward with his college career, adversity would soon await him once more. Although he was selected to be apart of the USA 19U World Championship team, unforeseen trouble derailed his objectives at the University of Tennessee, forcing Muhammad to be redirected to Claflin University. It was the summer of his junior year at Claflin where Muhammad decided to leave school and turn to the pro rank where he desired to play professionally.

Muhammad’s professional career would allow him to showcase his unstoppable talent in countries such as France, Taiwan, China, Dubai, Peru, Basra, Colombia, Turkey Europe and also competing on the 2010 23U USA World Championship Team. After a successful, professional career that spanned across 9 countries in 11 years, Muhammad decided that it was time to elevate his game even further through giving back. In 2016, he began “Belief Basketball Skills Training” with the mission to aid in elevating and developing the mental and physical skill set of student athletes. However as time went on, he determined that there was still more that he could contribute. After becoming an official Jr. NBA and Jr. USA Team coach, he decided to form Belief Basketball SharpShooters Inc., a non profit organization based in Dallas, Texas that is geared towards providing year round basketball training (and games) for student athletes. Muhammad’s ultimate goal is to use this organization not only to impact the basketball skills of upcoming athletes, but to more importantly help increase their mental skill level by showing, giving and teaching them the necessary strategies and thought patterns that are needed to ensure that they finish as a champion in life.




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Coach Eddie Williams
Coach Williams comes to the Sharpshooters with a load of experience. Coach Williams racked up many accolades as a player. In Highschool Coach Williams made the Oklahoma All State team and was also named honorable mention McDonalds All-American. He also helped lead his team to the State Championship Game.

Upon graduating highschool Coach Williams chose to sign to Division 1 Stephen F. Austin where he proved to be one of the best in the program. His efforts were rewarded, leading to him being inducted into the Stephen F. Austin Hall of Fame. Among other accolades Coach Williams added to his shelf were. 2 time Southland Defensive Player of the Year. 3 time Southland Conference Tourney all Tournament Team. 1 NCAA Tourney Appearance. 1 NIT Appearance. 2nd Team All Conference and First Team All Conference.

Coach Williams would continue his career in Europe before he decided to retire and give back all the game has given to him. Eddie has trained over 15+ players actively playing Collegiately and Professionally abroad. Coach Eddie is Jr. NBA and USA Basketball licensed Coach. When Coach Eddie isn’t mapping out coaching strategies and skills development programs, he’s hanging out with his dog Bash. The Sharpshooters are happy to have Coach Eddie apart of the team.


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