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Lou Williams | Guard | #23

Team: Los Angeles Clippers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 175
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (15) / PHI
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Lou Williams scored 12 points with three rebounds, six assists, two steals and one 3-pointer in 25 minutes against the Lakers on Thursday.
We always talk about him as a scorer, but perhaps Williams' passing has been the highlight of his time with the Clippers. He'll get to the line, hit his triples, and he should add other non-scoring stats, so he should be owned in all standard leagues. Oct 20 - 2:14 AM

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Lou Williams scores 14 points with three rebounds, four assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 26 minutes against the Kings on Thursday.

He gets buckets and he also did very well with setting DeAndre Jordan up with lobs. Williams was putting up early-round value in his Laker days last year, so he absolutely could be a top-50 player in standard leagues and make a run at Sixth Man of the Year again. He did start tonight and could start if Austin Rivers (glute) isn't ready for the opener, but he'll get minutes regardless.
Oct 13 - 1:07 AM

Lou Williams scored 17 points in 22 minutes on Sunday, making 4-of-9 FGs and 9-of-12 FTs with six assists, four rebounds and two steals.

Williams has a new team but his role as sixth-man is very familiar, and it showed tonight. He should once again be a strong source of points, 3-pointers and FT percentage for fantasy owners in need of a guard.
Oct 2 - 1:21 AM

The Clippers have traded for Lou Williams as part of the Chris Paul deal.

Williams has been one of the best sixth men over the past decade and he'll likely be in a similar role next year. It's still unclear what the Clippers are planning to do with their roster, but there's a very good chance they lose a lot of their big-name players and may opt to rebuild. Lou was outstanding in his time with the Lakers last year, averaging 18.6 points, 2.3 boards, 3.2 assists, 1.1 steals and 2.1 treys. If the Clips don't add much next month, Williams can be viewed as an mid-round target.
Jun 28 - 11:49 AM

Lou Williams, Eric Gordon and Andre Iguodala are the finalists for Sixth Man of the Year.

Williams was almost lapping the field during his Lakers days, but he did lose some ground in Houston with even coach Mike D'Antoni calling him the seventh man. Williams also only made one start all season, averaging 18.6 points per game in his 58 outings as a Laker.
May 19 - 7:50 PM

Lou Williams came off the bench on Sunday for 13 points on 6-of-15 shooting with four rebounds, two assists and one 3-pointer in 32 minutes.

Williams failed to score in Game 3, after being held to four points in Game 2, so this represents major progress. His shot was off in the second half but Houston had the game under control by then, and his timely makes in the first half helped stave off a run by the Spurs. He's a more attractive DFS option if Nene (groin) misses games, which would force Houston to go smaller.
May 8 - 12:01 AM

Lou Williams did not score on Friday with one rebound and one steal in 11 minutes against the Spurs in Game 3.

The Rockets didn't give James Harden much help with Ryan Anderson also not making any field goals, which is a credit to the Spurs defense. If the Rockets are going to win this series, Williams will have to step up.
May 6 - 12:12 AM

Lou Williams hit 7-of-14 shots and two 3-pointers for 22 points, five rebounds, one assist and one steal in 33 minutes of Tuesday's Game 5 win over the Thunder.

Williams stepped up, while Ryan Anderson (1-of-6, 2 points), Trevor Ariza (1-of-6, 2 points) and Eric Gordon (3-of-10, 8 points) all struggled tonight. It will be some combination of these guys getting it done for the Rockets in Round 2 of the playoffs, but trying to figure out which Rocket not named James Harden is going to step up each night will be next to impossible, just as it was all season long.
Apr 25 - 11:04 PM

Lou Wiliams scored 22 points with four rebounds, one assist and three 3-pointers in 30 minutes against the Thunder on Friday.

The Rockets went with plenty of no-center lineups in this game as they tried to battle back. Williams only played 23.5 minutes per game in the first two, which is a more realistic expectation for playing time in Game 4 on Sunday. He has scored at least 21 in each of his last two games, so he can clearly get it done with minutes under 25.
Apr 22 - 12:19 AM

Lou Williams made 8-of-14 shots to score 21 points on Wednesday, going 3-of-4 from deep with two assists, one rebound, one steal and zero turnovers in 21 minutes.

Williams scored 16 points in the first half alone, helping Houston stay close despite giving up 68 first-half points to the visiting Thunder. He led an early fourth-quarter surge while James Harden was resting and continues to look like a smart bet for the Rockets, who acquired him from the Lakers in exchange for Corey Brewer and a 2017 first-round pick.
Apr 19 - 10:57 PM

Lou Williams (rest) will play Wednesday vs. the Timberwolves.

He was rested on Monday, but he'll be back in action for tonight's regular-season finale. With the Rockets at full strength, Isaiah Taylor and Bobby Brown might not play at all.
Apr 12 - 5:09 PM

Lou Williams (rest) is expected to play Wednesday vs. the Timberwolves.

Williams was rested on Monday, but he'll be good to go for Houston's regular-season finale. With Williams back in action, Isaiah Taylor and Bobby Brown could drop from the rotation entirely.
Apr 11 - 3:36 PM

Lou Williams, who will sit out Monday's game for rest purposes, finished Sunday's road victory with 18 points, four rebounds, two assists, one block and one 3-pointer in 31 minutes.

Williams and Nene (hand) are both going to sit out vs. the Clippers, as Houston seeks to maximize their key players' rest with playoff seeding locked. Williams shot just 5-of-15 from the field tonight, including 1-of-9 from downtown, but in typical fashion he made all seven of his free throws.
Apr 9 - 9:10 PM

Lou Williams will be rested vs. the Clippers on Monday.

Houston plays back-to-back games on Sunday and Monday, and coach Mike D'Antoni has opted to give his key players some rest with his team locked into the No. 3 seed. Williams' absence should open up a few more minutes for Eric Gordon and Troy Williams.
Apr 9 - 5:42 PM

Lou Williams led the Rockets' bench on Sunday with 23 points, making 7-of-14 field goals and 7-of-8 free throws with a pair of 3-pointers.

Williams added four boards and two assists in 30 minutes, and he got hot late after a rough start to this game. His role actually didn't increase that much with James Harden out due to illness, which most of that production going to Pat Beverley and Troy Williams. It's just something to consider if Harden misses another game.
Apr 2 - 11:48 PM