Louis Williams

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Louis

Williams

2015 - 16 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGASTBLK
SEASON 28.5 40.8 34.4 83 15.3 2.5 167 19
CAREER STATS 23.5 41.6 34.2 81.8 12.3 2 2.9 0.2

HEIGHT

6-1 ft73 in

/ 1.85m

WEIGHT

175 lbs

/ 79.4kg

LATEST VIDEOS

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Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career scoring 60 points in his final NBA game Wednesday night, wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase in the Lakers' 101-96 victory over the Jazz.

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Jordan Clarkson scores 26 points, Julius Randle adds 13 with a clutch bucket in overtime as the Lakers edge the Heat 102-100.

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John Wall goes off for 22 points with 13 assists as the Wizards beat the Lakers 101-88.

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Louis Williams gets it on the wing and hits the tightly contested triple over his defender.

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Devin Booker tallies 21 points and seven assists as Phoenix holds on to beat Los Angeles, 95-90.

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Louis Williams goes 10-for-17 for 30 points in 29 minutes of action against Phoenix.

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Louis Williams scores 16 of his 30 points in the final frame for Los Angeles.

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DeMarcus Cousins heats up for 22 points with 8 rebounds as the Kings beat the Lakers 106-98.

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The Lakers show some great passing as they get it to Larry Nance Jr. for the jam.

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D'Angelo Russell goes off for a career high 39 points as the Lakers beat the Nets 107-101 on Tuesday night.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo has 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Bucks beat the Lakers 108-101 on Monday night.

20160201 Climbing the Mountain Ep 3

Watch how Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard, and Louis Williams rebounded from injuries to climb to the highest peaks in the NBA.

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Tony Parker scores 25 points as the Spurs defeat the Lakers 119-113.

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

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Paul George records 21 points and nine rebounds, Myles Turner adds a double-double as the Pacers defeat the Lakers.

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Check out the Top 10 Plays from Saturday night's action around the NBA.

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LaMarcus Aldridge scores 26 points with nine rebounds and two assists as the Spurs beat the Lakers, 106-102.

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Louis Williams feeds Jordan Clarkson for the alley-oop dunk.

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Lou Williams crosses up his defender, drives the baseline and whips the pass to Julius Randle who rises up for the monster slam.

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Check out the Top 10 Plays from Tuesday night's action around the NBA.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
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.

2014-15:
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.

2013-14:
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%).

College History

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER:
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.

High School History

PERSONAL:
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.

Career Snapshot

YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2015LAL67351906102828369340.811032034.435242483311381691676219107107-403
2014TOR8002015124237592840.41524473434039586.1241271511648810101103300
2013ATL6071444625197493407923134.215217984.9101141242104549265-167
2012ATL399111955118744342.27219636.710512186.887280139441074553
2011PHI640168195631878240.78322936.223729281.23012515522153187190227
2010PHI7501747102732379540.68825334.829335682.332117149252471710212894
2009PHI6438191189831867747702063419223382.4251621872688015106110-103
2008PHI8101919103933684439.86322028.630438579361291652428514151128-65
2007PHI800186292031975242.45515335.922729078.34112616725381131251306
2006PHI6106882629321144.1123732.4649269.6175370110221464282
2005PHI30014456235244.22922.281361.53161910501313-24

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2015 67GP 1906MIN 283FGM 693FGA 40.8FG% 1103PM 3203PA 34.43P% 352FTM 424FTA 83FT% 31OREB 138DREB 169REB 167AST 107TOV 62STL 19BLK 107PF 0DD2 0TD3 1028PTS -403+/-

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