Know About Lou Williams; Stats, Contract, Age, Wife, Trade, Salary

Published Date: 16 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 16 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Lou Williams, age 32, is considered one of the coolest players in the NBA court. The basketball talisman is in the news headlines for his recent historical performance in his team’s emphatic playoffs comeback.

Fourteen years in the NBA play court with six different teams define Lou Williams‘ professional legacy. While he keeps the pace in defining a fruitful career, the sportsman is no short of relationship bliss and mishaps.

Bio & Family

Born as Louis Tyrone Williams on 27 October 1986, the basketball player hails from Memphis, Tennessee, the United States. He is among the three children of the late Willie Louis Williams and Janice Faulkner. Lou shares a sibling connection with a brother named Taurus Stinnett and sister Shaun Haynes.

Lou attended South Gwinnett High School in Snellville, Georgia. There, he commenced his amateur basketball career under Roger Fleetwood. Later, the young player in the making committed to play at the University of Georgia, but he instead opted to declare for the NBA Draft.

NBA Career Stats

Lou Williams’ professional debut came for Philadelphia 76ers after the NBA side picked him in the second round of the 2005 NBA Draft. At the end of the 2007-08 season, Lou penned a five-year contract worth $25 Million with the 76ers.

Atlanta Hawks bagged Lou Williams on 12 July 2012. However, the player had an injury haunted stint at the Hawks until he was traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2014. After a year at Raptors, Lou signed a three-year $21 Million-worth deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on 9 July 2015.


Catch Lou Williams NBA stats (Picture: ESPN)

Lou’s professional NBA career got a new dimension after he joined the Los Angeles Clippers on 28 June 2017. Since joining his new team, Lou has amassed wonderful stats including his recent 36 points and 11 assists to guide Clippers to a historical comeback in NBA playoffs. His all-around performance gifted Clippers with a series leveler 135-131 win over the Warriors on 15 April 2019.

NBA Salary & Earnings

The basketball star enjoys a riveting professional salary since signing a three-year contract worth $24 Million with the Los Angeles Clippers. The contract feeds him with $17.5 Million guaranteed and an annual salary of $8 Million.

Lou Williams’ Off-Court Life: Girlfriend, Wife

Lou Williams is never an exception when it comes to the players with a cool and calm head. Besides his incredible professional charisma, the Clippers’ player was once tightened amidst a relationship mishap.

Lou was rumored to be dating two women at the same time in 2014. As of the sources, the two counterparts were named as Ashley Henderson and Rece Mitchell. The rumor held strong strings after Lou shared the photos of both girls on his social media pages.


Lou Williams enjoys sightseeing with two daughters on 24 March 2019 (Picture: Lou’s Instagram)

Following the uncanny situation, Lou broke up with Ashley and is now partnering with Rece. Maybe he is planning to declare her as his wife in the future, who knows? Other than that, the sports maestro parents two beautiful daughters named Jada and Zoey Williams.

Some Interesting Facts About Lou Williams

  • The NBA veteran stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m) and weighs around 175 lb (79 kg).
  • Before joining Los Angeles Clippers, Lou played for Houston Rockets for the period of four months.
  • Lou’s NBA career highlights include 2x NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2015, 2018).
  • He runs an annual summer camp at the South Gwinnett High School for children of age between 10 to 16.
Category: Sports