If you look at some of the raw numbers, Lou Williams played well last year. He had a PER of 17.7. He hit 34.4% of his 3 pointers and got to the foul line a ton. As a key rotation player who split time as a starter and reserve, Williams was the team’s 3rd leading […]
Lakers Comeback Against Nuggets, Kobe Leads Charge
Admittedly, I didn’t watch a large chunk of this game. Got home late in the third due to Los Angeles’ unforgiving traffic and didn’t finish eating until mid-way through the fourth. In reality, this isn’t a game I should be recapping. But with Darius receiving a DNP (Family Time) and Kobe playing well down the […]
One Player, One Skill: Lou Williams as a Spot-Up Shooter
Lou Williams is a player whose role is about as well-defined as any on the Lakers’ roster. He will come off the bench with a score first mentality, look to create shots and if the shot isn’t there then, well, he’ll probably throw one up anyway. This is the way of a “chucker” and this, in a […]
What to do with Nick Young?
Nick Young couldn’t possibly have felt great about his Lakers signing Lou Williams this summer. The redundancy between the two is fairly obvious if simplified down to layman levels. Young and Williams are both chuckers best used off the bench to bring an immediate scoring punch to whichever lineup they’re joining on the court. So, […]