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Lou Williams Biography
Lou Williams is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Philadelphia 76ers selected him out of high school, with the 45th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. He spent seven seasons with Philadelphia before signing with the Atlanta Hawks in 2012, playing two seasons there before being traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2014. In March 2019, he became the NBA’s career leader in points off the bench.
Lou Williams Age
He was born on October 27, 1986 (age 32).
Lou Williams Family
Louis Tyrone Williams was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to the late Willie Louis Williams and Janice Faulkner. He has one brother, Taurus Stinnett, and one sister, Shaun Haynes.
Lou Williams Education
He attended South Gwinnett High School. He played at Snellville’s South Gwinnett High School under Roger Fleetwood, where he was a four-time All-State selection, was named Georgia’s “Mr. Basketball” his junior and senior year. As a junior, Williams led South Gwinnett to the 5A Georgia State Championship. At the end of his senior year, Williams was named the Naismith Prep Player of the Year and a McDonald’s All-American as well as a first-team Parade All-American.Lou Williams
Williams and high school teammate Mike Mercer committed to play at the University of Georgia, but Williams ended up declaring for the 2005 NBA draft instead. Williams fell to the second round of the draft and was eventually picked 45th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. Williams played sparingly as a rookie, averaging 1.9 points and .3 assists over 30 games.
On November 28, 2006, Williams was sent to play for the Fort Worth Flyers of the NBA Development League. After a good showing in the D-League, and trade rumors surrounding 76ers’ starting point guard Allen Iverson, Williams was recalled back to the 76ers’ roster on December 5.
At the end of the 2007–08 season, Williams became a restricted free agent and signed a five-year deal worth $25 million to remain with Philadelphia. For the 2011–12 season, Williams was the runner-up finisher for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award.
On July 12, 2012, Williams signed with the Atlanta Hawks. On June 30, 2014, Williams was traded, along with the draft rights to Lucas Nogueira, to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for John Salmons and 2015 second round pick. On April 20, 2015, Williams was named the 2015 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, becoming the first member of the Toronto Raptors to win the award.
On July 9, 2015, Williams signed a three-year, $21 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. On February 23, 2017, Williams was traded to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Corey Brewer and a 2017 first-round draft pick. On June 28, 2017, the Los Angeles Clippers acquired Williams, Patrick Beverley, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, Darrun Hilliard, DeAndre Liggins, Kyle Wiltjer and a 2018 first-round pick from the Houston Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul.
Lou Williams Girlfriends
Lou Williams two girlfriends are Rece Mitchell (Brown) and Ashley Henderson (Blonde). Williams calls one of ladies Blonde and the other Brown, which is a reference to their hair color. Lou Williams has two kids with his girlfriend and they are “sharing” a girl on the side. The three are seen in public, vacations, sporting events and seem to get along fine. Williams has two daughters, Jada and Zoey.
Lou Williams Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $33 million.
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