The Hawks are "optimistic" that Lou Williams (ACL surgery) will be ready to participate in training camp.
Lou Williams underwent surgery on his torn ACL on Thursday.
Lou Williams (torn ACL) has been told he'll need 6-9 months of rehab.
An MRI revealed that Lou Williams suffered a torn ACL in his right knee and he will miss the rest of the season.
X-rays were negative on Lou Williams' right knee on Friday night.
Lou Williams suffered a right knee sprain against the Nets on Friday and will not return.
Lou Williams shot 5-of-8 from the field for 11 points to go with one rebound, four assists, one 3-pointer and three turnovers against the Nets on Wednesday.
Lou Williams scored 14 points on 5-of-13 shooting (including two threes) with two rebounds, three assists, two steals, and one block in 34 minutes off the bench on Friday.
Lou Williams was benched in favor of Zaza Pachulia on Wednesday, and had just five points in 21 minutes on 2-of-8 shooting as the Hawks lost their fourth straight game.
Lou Williams will go back to his sixth man role Wednesday night against the Cavs with Zaza Pachulia moving into the starting lineup at C.
Lou Williams hit 6-of-15 shots for 21 points, four rebounds, eight assists and a 3-pointer in Tuesday's loss to the Timberwolves, the Hawks third straight loss.
Lou Williams exploded out of the gates on Saturday, making his first six field goals, and he wound up with 28 points, five 3-pointers, four rebounds, one steal and four turnovers.
Lou Williams made a season-high five 3-pointers to go with 17 points, three rebounds, eight assists, one steal in Friday's loss to the Pistons.
Larry Drew said he plans to keep Lou Williams in his starting lineup.