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Lou Williams
Williams during a Hawks game.
No. 6 – Atlanta Hawks
Born October 27, 1986 (1986-10-27) (age 35)
Memphis, Tennessee
United States
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight: 175 lbs (79 kg)
Professional basketball career
Position Shooting guard / Point Guard
League NBA
NBA Draft 2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career 2005–present (16 years)
High school basketball Career
High school South Gwinnett
(Snellville, Georgia)
Team history
20052012 Philadelphia 76ers
2006 Fort Worth Flyers
20122014 Atlanta Hawks
2014–2015 Toronto Raptors
20152017 Los Angeles Lakers
2017 Houston Rockets
20172021 Los Angeles Clippers
2021–present Atlanta Hawks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2015, 2018, 2019)
  • Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2005)
  • McDonald's All-American (2005)
  • First-team Parade All-American (2005)
  • Third-team Parade All-American (2004)
  • Mr. Georgia Basketball (2005)

Louis Tyrone Williams (born October 27, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He was selected out of high school by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 45th overall pick in the 2005 NBA draft. Williams 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. He was then named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2015, 2018, and 2019. In March 2019, he became the NBA's career leader in points off the bench. During the 2020–21 season, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks for Rajon Rondo.