Louis Williams




SEASON 24.2 44.4 38.5 88.4 18.6 2.3 3.2 0.2
CAREER STATS 23.5 41.8 34.7 82.5 12.8 2.1 2.9 0.2


6 ft1 in

/ 1.85m


175 lbs

/ 79.4kg


20170221 gametime nba lakers louis williams trade david aldridge

TNT's David Aldridge reports on the Lakers' trading of Louis Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a 1st-round draft pick.

20170215 LAL PHO recap go90

Eric Bledsoe records a triple-double with 25 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists in the suns runaway win over the Lakers, 137-101.

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Lou Williams crosses up Brandon Knight and drains the easy three.

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Louis Williams scores 29 points and hands out five assists versus the Kings.

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Louis Williams gets the steal and feeds Luol Deng on the break for the slam.

20170210 LAL MIL recap go90

Despite a 41-point performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nick Young and the Lakers prevail over the Bucks, 122-114.

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The Lakers explode for 47 points in the first quarter and hold on to take down the Bucks in Milwaukee, 122-114.

20170208 LAL DET recap go90

Andre Drummond was unstoppable scoring 24 points, grabbing 17 rebounds and adding 4 blocked shots as the Pistons take down the Lakers, 121-102.

20170206 LAL NYK recap go90

The Lakers have seven players score in double figures led by Lou Williams with 22 points and they run over the Knicks, 121-107.

0021600768 LAL NYK recap

Lou Williams scores 22 points with four assists, Nick Young adds 17 as the Lakers top the Knicks on the road.

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Louis Williams takes the handoff from Julius Randle and knocks down the triple from the corner.

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On the break, Louis Williams connects with Larry Nance Jr. for the nice alley-oop layup.

20170202 top 5

Take a look at all of Thursday's best NBA action on the Top 5.

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Louis Williams draws the foul and knocks down the shot for the and-1.

20170125 LAL POR recap go90

Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum score 24 points each to lead the Blazers over the Lakers, 105-98.

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Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum each score 24 points as the Blazers defeat the Lakers 105-98.

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Highlights from Lou Williams as he scores 31 points in the Lakers loss to the Blazers.

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Lou Williams comes off the screen and hits the 3-pointer.

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Lou Williams hits the tough 3-pointer plus the foul.

20170122 LAL DAL recap go90

Justin Anderson had 19 points off the bench as the Mavs defeat the Lakers, 122-73.


Professional History

Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round (45th pick overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft ... Re-signed as a restricted free agent with Philadelphia on August 4, 2008 ... Signed as a free agent with Atlanta on July 12, 2012 ... Traded by the Atlanta Hawks with Lucas Nogueira to the Toronto Raptors for John Salmons on June 29, 2014 ... Signed by the Lakers as a free agent on July 9, 2015. 2015-16: Appeared in 67 games (35 starts) and averaged 15.3 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.93 steals and 0.28 blocks in 28.5 minutes … Notched 57 games of 10+ points, including 16 games of 20+ points (two 30+ point games and one 40+) … Erupted for a career-high 44 points (12-25 FG, 15-15 FT), including 23 fourth quarter points, 1/8 vs. OKC … After going 15-15 from the free throw line, joined a short list of just six Lakers players who have gone perfect from the charity stripe while attempting 15+ free throws in a game (since 1963-64) … The 12 field goals made matched a career-high (also done 11/20/09 vs. MEM) … Became the first Laker to score 40+ points in a game since Kobe Bryant scored 44 points 11/16/14 at GSW … On 3/18 vs. PHX, scored 30 points off the bench, the most points scored by a Laker reserve this season … Set a career-high with seven steals 12/2 at WAS, becoming the first Laker since Metta World Peace 1/9/13 at SAS to have at least seven steals in a game … Since at least 1985- 86, just nine Lakers have achieved the feat of 7+ steals … In nine games following a return from a hamstring injury, led the team in scoring five times (all from the bench) … Set a career-high with 16 free throws made 11/3 vs. DEN on 19 attempts … Scored 15 or more points in 10 straight games from 1/7-1/23, marking longest streak of career with 15+ in consecutive games … Finished with three blocks 1/26 vs. DAL tying a career-high (done for the fourth time in career) … Scored 10 points without making a field goal (10-10 FT) 1/5 vs. GSW, becoming just the 23rd player in NBA history since the 1962-63 season to score at least 10 points without making a shot from the field and joining Magic Johnson (0-4 FG, 10-11 FT 4/2/96 at CHA) as the only Lakers players to do so … Scored in double-figures in a career-best 19 consecutive games from 12/28-2/2 … Scored 30 points on 11-17 shooting (6-7 3FGM) 1/3 vs. PHX … Posted third straight game with 20 points 1/17 vs. HOU … Notched 28 points (9-15 FG) with four rebounds 2/10 at CLE … Sat out six games due to injury: One game with an upper respiratory infection (1/28) and five with a mild left hamstring strain (3/2-3/10) … Missed two games due to personal reasons (11/28-11/29) … DNP-CD seven times.

NBA Sixth Man of the Year ... Averaged a career-best 15.5 points with 2.1 assists, 1.10 steals and 25.2 minutes in 80 games, all as a reserve with Toronto … Ranked first among all NBA reserves in total points (1242), three-pointers made (152), free throws made (340), 10+ point games (44) and 25+ point games (11) … Set a personal career best with 152 made three-pointers … Led the team in scoring on 18 occasions … Poured in a career-high 36 points (15-15 FT) 11/22 at Cleveland, becoming the eighth Raptor to score 30+ points as a reserve ... Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Nov. 17-23, averaging 23.7 points while shooting 52.6% (10-of-19) from three-point range and a perfect 21-of-21 at the free throw line ... Facing former team, led the bench with 22 points 11/26 at Atlanta ... Scored in double digits in eight straight contests (11/15-30), averaging 19.8 points … Scored five of team-high 26 points in overtime 12/8 vs. Denver … Recorded a team high-tying four assists 12/22 at Chicago … Posted a team-high 31 points, with a season-high 11 FG 12/28 at Denver ... Scored 10+ points in a season-high 10 consecutive games (1/18 - 2/2) , averaging 17.3 points ... Connected on a career-high seven made three-pointers 2/20 at Atlanta ... Scored 20+ points in three straight games (2/28 - 3/4), averaging 23.0 points ... Finished with 26 points, including a Raptors franchise record for points in any quarter with 21 in the fourth, and a season-high six assists 3/4 vs. Cleveland ... Scored 13+ points in eight consecutive contests (3/22 - 4/3) ... Hit the game-winning three-pointer with 9.9 second remaining 4/10 at Orlando … Poured in a game-high 29 points, including 17 points in the second quarter, 4/11 at Miami … Missed one game (2/21) with a sprained left ankle.

Scored in double-figures three times during the postseason … Recorded a playoff career-high four steals v/Ind (4/26), adding six points, three rebounds and one assist in 17 minutes … Ranked t21st in the NBA in FT% during the regular season … Scored in double-figures 30 times, including five 20-point efforts … In seven starting assignments, averaged 11.3 points, 4.0 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 30.6 minutes (.377 FG%, .875 FT%) … Led the team in assists 11 times, scoring on two occasions and rebounding once … Ranked third on the club in assists per game, 3FGM (79) and fifth in points per game … Missed eight games due to right knee rehab (10/30-11/13) and one game due to personal reasons (3/13) … Dressed but did not play (4/6-4/8) due to a sore left hamstring.

2012-13: His first season in Atlanta was cut short by a torn right ACL injury suffered on 1/18 in Brooklyn • Averaged 14.1 points, 3.6 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 28.7 minutes (.422 FG%, .367 3FG%, .868 FT%), playing in 39 games (nine starting assignments) • Scored in double-figures 29 times, including eight 20-point efforts • Put up 18.6 ppg, 5.8 apg and 3.9 rpg in 39.0 mpg (.476 FG%, .458 3FG%, .833 FT%) as a starter • Tied career-high with five 3FGM @DET (1/4), and matched it the next night v/BOS (1/5) • Dished out a career-high 12 assists to go with 21 points v/IND (12/29), notching his first career point/assist double-double • Played a career-best 48 minutes v/DET (12/26), finishing with 18 points, eight rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one block • Tied a career-best with three blocks @CHA (11/23) • Missed 43 games due to the injury and subsequent surgery (1/19-4/17) • Underwent surgery on 2/7/13 • SEASON HIGHS: 28 pts v/BOS (1/5), 8 rebs v/DET (12/26), 12 assts v/IND (12/29), 4 stls @POR (11/12), 3 blks @CHA (11/23), 9 FGM (2x), 5 3FGM (2x), 10 FTM @WAS (12/18), 48 mins v/DET (12/26).

2011-12: In 64 games off the bench in 2011-12, averaged a team and career-high 14.9 points, 3.5 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 26.3 minutes, while shooting .407 FG%, .362 3FG% and .812 FT% • Did not miss a game due to injury but sat out the final two games of the season to rest • Became the first player to lead his team in total points without making a single start since Dell Curry did so for Charlotte in 1993-94 • Became the first player to play at least 60 games and average 14-plus points and three-plus assists while playing fewer than 27 minuets per game since Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf did so for Denver in 1990-91 • Scored 20-or-more points 14 times • Had the fourth-most fourth quarter points of any player and averaged 5.3 in the fourth

2010-11: In 75 games off the bench, averaged 13.7 points, 3.4 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 23.3 minutes (.406 FG%, .348 3FG%, .823 FT%) • Led all NBA reserves in FTA for the second time in three seasons • Hit a career-best 88 three-pointers • Ranked 27th in the league in asst-TO ratio (2.47)

2009-10: In 64 games (38 starts, including first of career on 10/28/09 @Orl), put in 14.0 points, 4.2 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 29.9 minutes (.470 FG%, .340 3FG%, .824 FT%) • Ranked 25th in the NBA in asst-TO ratio (2.53)

2008-09: Tallied 12.8 points, 3.0 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 23.7 minutes (.398 FG%, .790 FT%) • Scored 40.0% of his point total in the fourth quarter, and led the team in fourth-period scoring • Led all NBA subs in FTA

2007-08: In 80 games, averaged 11.5 points, 3.2 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 23.3 minutes (.424 FG%, .359 3FG%, .783 FT%) • Scored the fourth-most points of any NBA reserve, tallying 42.3% of his season total in the final frame

2006-07: Appeared in 61 games as a sub, and averaged 4.3 points, 1.8 assists and 1.1 rebounds in 11.3 minutes (.441 FG%, .324 3FG%, .696 FT%) • Over his final 36 games, had 89 assists and just 31 turnovers (2.87 ratio) • Played three games with the Fort Worth Flyers of the NBA D-League

2005-06: In his rookie season, put up 1.9 points in 4.8 minutes of 30 contests (.442 FG%, .615 FT%).

High School History

Was named Mr. Basketball in Georgia following his junior (2003-04) and senior (2004-05) seasons at South Gwinnett • Was also the recipient of the 2005 Naismith Award, given to the nation’s top high school player • Four time All-State selection • Led South Gwinnett to a 103-16 mark over his career • Tallied 3,338 points, 768 rebounds, 650 assists and 355 steals over his four years • As a senior, put in 27.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists, leading the Comets to a 26-3 record.
Born in Memphis, TN … Son of Mitch and Janice Faulkner … Has two daughters … Has a brother, Taurus Stinnett, and a sister, Shaun Haynes … Father Mitch does voiceover work … Originally committed to University of Georgia before deciding to enter the NBA Draft … Founded the Lou Williams Foundation in 2007 … Hosted “Lou’s Caps for Kids Drive,” as part of the 76ers Drive for Kids program, which collected hats for area pediatric oncology units … Enjoys traveling … Most embarrassing moment was when Steve Nash crossed him over and made him fall during his rookie season … Favorite TV show is “Entourage,” and likes listening to Meek Mill … Roots for the Atlanta Falcons … Enjoys Italian and Mexican food … Had his No. 23 basketball jersey retired at South Gwinnett High School in 2006 … Surprised his teammates with a trip to South Gwinnett for an open training camp practice and scrimmage in 2012 … Always puts his right shoe and sock on first … Wears size 12 Jordans … Hosted his own radio show in Philadelphia … On twitter @TeamLou23.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 58GP 1402MIN 326FGM 734FGA 44.4FG% 1223PM 3173PA 38.53P% 304FTM 344FTA 88.4FT% 14OREB 118DREB 132REB 183AST 120TOV 65STL 10BLK 67PF 0DD2 0TD3 1078PTS 28+/-

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