Candace met her husband Shelden when she made an official recruiting visit to Duke University. Two years after their first encounter, the two began dating. They tied the knot on November 13, 2008 and welcomed their first child Lailaa Nicole Williams on May 13, 2009.
Williams’ wife is a former Tennessee lady Vols and current Los Angeles Sparks basketball star. She is the younger sister of former NBA player Anthony Parker. Candace went to the University of Tennessee for her bachelor’s degree and was drafted by the Sparks in 2008. She was also a member of the USA Women’s U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
Photo Credit: Candace Parker