Midseason Review | Lou Williams
Lou Williams hasn’t skipped a beat following his career year last season, as he’s putting up the second-most points (19.9 per game) and the most assists (5.3 per game) of his career. After leading the league in fourth-quarter scoring last year, he ranks second this season (8.0 points).
Take a look at his top five performances of the season so far:
February 2nd: 39 PTS | 9 AST | 13-26 FG | 11-11 FT
Lou Williams scored his second-most points (39) points of the year in the Clippers’ 27-point comeback win against the Pistons. Williams, who ranks second in total fourth quarter points on the season, scored 18 of his 39 points in the final frame – outscoring the entire Pistons team (14 points) by himself in the quarter.
February 11th: 45 PTS | 4 AST | 13-25 FG | 16-16 FT
The 45 points Williams scored against the Timberwolves represented the second-most of his career, and the most by any player off the bench since 2009. He attempted the second-most free throws of his career and his most without a miss.
January 25th: 31 PTS | 10 REB | 10 AST | 11-13 FT
Williams recorded the first triple-double of his career in late January against the Bulls. He became just the second player in NBA history to record a 30+ point triple-double off the bench.
February 13th: 30 PTS | 10 AST | 12-16 FG | 4-4 FT
In the Clippers’ last game before the All-Star break, Williams became the first player in NBA history to record at least 30 points and 10 assists in fewer than 23 minutes played.
December 28th: 36 PTS | 7 REB | 11-18 FG | 3-3 3PT FG | 11-11 FT
Williams scored his third-most points of the season in the Clippers’ first meeting against the Lakers this season. He was perfect from the line and beyond the arc, including a half-court buzzer-beater to end the first half.