Louis Williams RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeSean McCoy and Lou Williams Kobe-Related Twitter Beef Over a Woman?

    The Big Lead "LeSean McCoy is apparently a big Kobe Bryant fan. During Bryant’s final game the Bills running back sent out some very excited tweets as Kobe put up 60-points. In his final tweet, he mentioned “Da Snitch Russell” and “soft ass Lou.” This got back to Lakers guard Lou Williams who @’d him. McCoy..." April 15

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    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Guard Lou Williams (strained left hamstring) will be out for at least a week, the Lakers announce.

  • Lakers shopping Hibbert, Bass, Young, Williams

    The Score "The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to clean house, starting with their glut of disappointing veterans. Roy Hibbert, Brandon Bass, Nick Young, and Lou Williams have all been made available, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Williams, Bass, and Hibbert were brought in the past summer, and have all..." January 29

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    Mike Bresnahan @Mike_Bresnahan

    Lou Williams unlikely to play tonight vs. Chicago. Lakers calling him doubtful (upper-respiratory infection).

  • Lakers' Lou Williams victim in Vegas battery

    TMZ "L.A. Lakers player Lou Williams was NOT the aggressor in a Vegas fight that landed him in handcuffs, he was the VICTIM ... this according to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Williams was placed in handcuffs and slammed up against a police car in front of a..." November 08

  • Video of Lakers Star Lou Williams Getting Handcuffed by Police in Las Vegas Emerges

    Complex "Very early this morning, TMZ Sports released this video of Lakers star Lou Williams getting handcuffed and thrown up against the side of a police car in Las Vegas. The video was taken back in September after the Floyd Mayweather/Andre Berto fight outside of The Cromwell Hotel & Casino. TMZ..." November 06

  • Lou Williams, on his way out of Toronto, says Raptors want to be more defensive-minded

    Raptors HQ "The reigning Sixth Man of the Year Lou Williams spoke about leaving the Raptors over the weekend. He had some interesting things to say about his new team and how things ended in Toronto. After having one of his best career seasons with the Toronto Raptors, where he averaged 15.5 points, 2.1..." July 07

  • Lou Williams Agrees To Three-Year, $21M Deal With Lakers

    Real GM Basketball "Free agent guard Lou Williams has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers on a three-year, $21 million deal, league sources told RealGM. Williams, the reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year, will have a fully guaranteed contract with the Lakers, containing no options. After recovering from..." July 05

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    Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer

    The Sacramento Kings will begin discussions with free agents Josh Smith and Lou Williams today, according to league sources.

  • Lou Williams' Expected Free Agent Interest Gives Raptors Competition

    Real GM Basketball "Lou Williams is expected to receive strong interest from teams that include the Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, providing a clear competition for the Toronto Raptors to retain the NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year, league sources told RealGM. The..." June 18

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    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    Lou on re-signing with Raptors: "That would be ideal for me.... The identity that this team & this town has, I really wanna be a part of it"

  • Raptors' Lou Williams named NBA sixth man of year

    Toronto Sun "Raptors guard Lou Williams has been named the NBA's sixth man of the year. Acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks last summer, Williams averaged a career-high 15.5 points per game this season. Williams is the first Raptor to win the sixth man award. He is just the third Raptors player to..." April 20

  • Lou Williams Has Already Tried For Extension, Wants To Re-Sign With Raptors

    Real GM Basketball "Lou Williams has thrived this season as a bench scorer for the Toronto Raptors. Williams would like to re-sign with the club as he hits the open market this summer. "I already tried to get them to go do it -- get an extension. But at this point in my career, I want to play somewhere where..." March 10

  • Sixers lack veteran guidance, Lou Williams says

    Philly.com "He is two franchises and almost three years removed from his seven-year career with the 76ers, but Toronto guard Lou Williams still keeps an eye on the team that made him the 45th overall pick in the 2005 draft. Williams is averaging 15.1 points per game and once again is proving to be one of..." January 23

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Lou Williams expected back for Saturday's game. #ATLHawks

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Cartier Martin gets the start in place of Kyle Korver. Lou Williams in on trip but will not play. #ATLHawks

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    Rashad Mobley @rashad20

    No Kyle Korver for the Hawks tonight, which means Cartier Martin (or Lou Williams) could start in his return to DC.

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Lou Williams will play tonight vs. Mavs. So Hawks get two of three guards back. #ATLHawks

  • Williams out for rematch with Pistons

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Lou Williams did not travel to Detroit and will miss Friday's game against the Pistons. He will be available for Saturday's home game against the Celtics. The veteran guard will not play in back-to-back games as he returns from a torn right ACL. The Hawks have two more sets of back-to-back..." November 22

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    Atlanta Hawks @ATLHawks

    Coach Bud says Paul Millsap will play tonight. Lou is also available off the bench.

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    Lou Williams will be inactive for #ATLHawks

  • Hawks get Lou Williams back in rotation

    Pro Basketball Talk "since he tore his ACL, Lou Williams did pretty much exactly what he did when the injury occurred — he used his quickness to drive the lane to the right, finishing it off the glass over the defender. It was a very good sign. The Atlanta Hawks got a lot more scoring punch off the bench..." November 16

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    Atlanta Hawks @ATLHawks

    Coach Bud says Lou is available tonight but is not sure if he will play.

  • Lou Williams getting closer to return

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Hawks guard Lou Williams participated in some contact drills Tuesday, the first time he has done so during his rehabilitation from a torn ACL in his right knee. The team will evaluate Williams after the Tuesday practice. The next step will be to clear Williams for full five-on-five contact..." November 12

  • No timeline on Lou Williams' return

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Hawks training camp begins in 11 days – on Oct. 1 – and the team has no timeline on the return of Lou Williams from a torn ACL. According to team officials Williams is progressing well with his right knee injury. However he has not yet been given medical clearance by doctors to participate in..." September 21

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    Lang Greene @LangGreene

    Atlanta Hawks still plan to utilize Lou Williams off the bench in reserve role next season once he returns from torn ACL.

  • Williams clearing hurdles in rehab from torn ACL

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "On the seventh day, Lou Williams rests. Five and a half months into his recovery from a torn right ACL, the Hawks guard works out six days a week in Atlanta and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp. “That is what we are shooting for,” Williams told The Atlanta..." July 02

  • Hawks hopeful that Williams will be ready for training camp

    Peachtree Hoops "According to an AP report, the Atlanta Hawks are optimistic that injured guard Lou Williams will be back by training camp next season. Williams had surgery last week to repair a torn ACL in his right knee with famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews performing the surgery. Williams' surgery was..." February 10

  • Hawks' Williams has knee surgery

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Hawks guard Lou Williams underwent surgery to repair a tear to his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Thursday. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and assisted by Hawks orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ashok Reddy at the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports..." February 08