Lou Williams is an American basketball player who foregoes college to play in the NBA. His playing positions on the basketball field were point guard and shooting guard. As of now, Lou’s net worth is $21 million. His yearly salary is approximately $3–5 million.
|Full Name:||Louis Tyrone Williams|
|Birth:||October 27, 1986, in Tennessee|
|Total Salary Earned From NBA:||$85 million|
|Average Annual Salary:||$4.5 million|
|Father:||Willie Louis Williams|
|College Education:||University of Georgia|
|Height:||6 feet 2 inches|
|Current Age:||35 years|
Early Life & College Education
Lou Williams was born on the world on October 27, 1986, in Memphis, Tennessee.
He is the son of his late father, Willie Louis Williams, and his mother, Janice Faulkner. He has two brothers and one sister. They are Taurus Stinnett, Willie Louis Williams II, and Shaun Haynes.
From the early of his life, he began to expose his talent in the field of basketball. He went to the South Gwinnett High School (SGHS) in Snellville, Georgia. In this, he played with spreading his fame. In his school career, he was a four-time All-State selection and became part of Georgia’s “Mr. Basketball.” In his junior and senior years was elected as “Most Athletic” Senior Superlative by his peers.
In his junior year, he led his school team to the winning of the 5A Georgia State Championship. In 2005, he was titled with the Naismith Prep Player of the Year Award which is the acknowledgment of the nation’s top high school player. He was named to the McDonald’s All-American East Team. He was to study at the University of Georgia, but he chose to play in the NBA directly.
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Lou Williams Contract with NBA Teams
He began to run in the field of professional basketball in 2005, and till now, he has been a player in the NBA.
In his 16 years career, he wore the jersey of the Philadelphia 76ers, Fort Worth Flyers, Atlanta Hawks, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, and presently the Atlanta Hawks
In the 2005 NBA draft, he was taken by the Philadelphia 76ers in 45th overall for the 2nd round. Matt Barnes, Kyle Korver, and Andre Iguodala were his teammates. Williams was with this team till 2012. From 2012 to 2014, he wore the jersey of the Atlanta Hawks. In the 2014-2015 seasons, he represented the NBA on behalf of the Toronto Raptors. From 2015 to 2017, he ran in the field of basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers. In 2017, he partially played for the Houston Rockets. From 2017 to 2021, he was with the Los Angeles Clippers. Till now, he has been under the contract of the Atlanta Hawks.
Till now, he played 1092 games in the NBA; he scored points with an average of 14.1, rebounds with an average of 2.2, and assists with an average of 3.4.
Lou Williams Salary History
|7 Seasons||Philadelphia 76ers||$20.5 Million|
|4 Seasons||Atlanta Hawks||$18.1 Million|
|1 Season||Toronto Raptors||$5.4 Million|
|2 Seasons||Los Angeles Lakers||$11.9 Million|
|1 Season||Houston Rockets||$2 Million|
|4 Seasons||Los Angeles Clippers||$27.5 Million|
He won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2015, 2018, and 2019. In 2005, he won the Naismith Prep Player of the Year. In 2004, he was named to the Third-team Parade All-American. Next year he was named to the First-team Parade All-American. In 2005, he won the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit. He was named 2005’s McDonald’s All-American and won the Mr. Georgia Basketball.
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Lou Williams Wife/Girlfriends
Williams has three children. They are Syx Williams, Jada Williams, and Zoey Williams. In 2014, it was disclosed that he had affairs with his girlfriend, Ashley Henderson, and Rece Mitchell at the same time. However, in 2018, his relationship with Henderson was cut off.
Body Structure- Height, Weight & Age
Lou Williams is tall, up to 6 feet 2 inches, and his weight is 79 kg.
He was seen running in the field of the basketball, wearing jersey numbers 23, 3, 12, and 6. He is still alive, and his age is 35 years now.
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