Williams (illness) went for 20 points (4-10 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 9-10 FT), four assists, and one steal in 34 minutes during the Lakers' 119-115 win over the Timberwolves on Tuesday. Williams recently dealt with an upper respiratory infection, and missed last Thursday's match-up versus the Bulls. However, he has played in three straight contests now, and seems to be fully healthy once again. Williams managed to go 8-for-8 from the free-throw line on Sunday -- salvaging a 1-for-10 effort from the field to score 11 points -- and "Sweet Lou" has hit 24 freebies over the last three games. Even though there are several mouths to feed in L.A., the fact that Williams consistently earns north of 30 minutes helps dispel the doubts of skeptical fantasy owners.
Williams (illness) will play in Sunday's game against the Hornets, Mark Medina of L.A. Daily News reports. Williams returned from a one-game absence on Friday and posted 11 points over 35 minutes. As expected, he'll be available to play again on Sunday and should resume in his normal spot in the starting rotation. Considering he logged 35 minutes on Friday, don't expect him to be limited on Sunday.
Williams (illness) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against Charlotte, Mark Medina of the L.A Daily News reports. Williams is dealing with an upper respiratory infection, but he was able to play through the ailment Friday and was on the floor for 35 minutes. His production took a dip, however, as he went just 2-for-6 from the floor in that span. With the day off in between games, he'll likely be able to give it a go against the Hornets.
Williams (illness) posted 11 points (2-6 FG, 7-10 FT), six rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block over 35 minutes in Friday's 105-93 loss to the Clippers. The veteran shooting guard returned from a one-game absence due to an illness, but was notably less aggressive than he's been in any of his starting opportunities this season. The six shot attempts, likely an outlier, represented his lowest amount in any game Williams has started in the current campaign, and he needed 10 visits to the charity stripe to get into double-digit points. Williams may have stil been shaking off the bug that caused him to miss Thursday's contest versus the Bulls, and should be back to normal for the Lakers' next game on Sunday.
Williams (illness) will play and start Friday versus the Clippers, Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News reports. Williams missed Thursday's contest due to an illness, but is apparently feeling well enough to play Friday. His workload may be limited if he appears to be showing fatigue due to the illness, but he will likely take on his usual role with the team.
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