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Atlanta Hawks | #6 | Guard

Lou

Williams

PPG

11.3

RPG

2.1

APG

3.4

PIE

9.6

6'2" | 175lb | 34 years

Player Bio

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Mitch and Janice Faulkner. Has a brother, Taurus Stinnett, and a sister, Shaun Williams. Father Mitch does voiceover work. Originally committed to the University of Georgia before deciding to enter the NBA Draft. Founded the Lou Williams Foundation in 2005 with the mission of providing assistance to young athletes in pursuing their dreams of higher education. Annually hosts basketball camps at his alma mater, South Gwinnett High School. The event teaches basketball and life skills, and includes visits from special guests such as Dwight Howard. Considers winning the NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in 2015 as his greatest personal achievement. Favorite actor is Denzel Washington. If not in the NBA, he would be a musician. Favorite artist is Lil Wayne. Offseason interests and activities include making music and bowling. Had his No. 23 basketball jersey retired at South Gwinnett High School in 2006. Always puts his right shoe and sock on first. Athlete most admired outside of the NBA is Muhammad Ali. Lists his favorite food to be Mexican food. He is from Atlanta (by way of Memphis) and very proud of his hometown & southern roots, good friends with Meek Mill. Likes to cook and makes his own signature hot wings. Is a dog lover.