Williams (calf) will not play Tuesday against the Warriors, Andrew Greif of the LA Times reports.
It'll be just the fourth absence of the season for Williams, who's coming off of a rough outing against the Lakers on Sunday in which he had just seven points on 3-of-11 shooting. Landry Shamet figures to benefit most from Williams' absence.
Williams went off for 24 points (8-12 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 5-8 FT), eight assists, two rebounds and one steal in 28 minutes during Sunday's 136-130 win over the 76ers.
Williams produced an impressive and efficient stat line, posting twice as many points as field-goal attempts. For a short while it seemed as though the addition of Reggie Jackson might be a threat to Williams given the team already has several other quality guards in Patrick Beverley and Landry Shamet, but every one of them including Williams is capable of sliding over to shooting guard. As a result, Williams seems likely to continue being a strong option across all fantasy formats.
Williams totaled 17 points (6-12 FG, 5-7 3Pt), seven assists, two rebounds and a steal across 22 minutes in Friday's 132-103 win over the Nuggets.
With the Clippers finally at full health, Williams should remain in his usual role with the second unit, further solidifying his reputation as one of the best sixth men in the business. Sweet Lou's veteran presence and playmaking ability have proven to be invaluable to the Clippers, especially as they've struggled through the litany of injuries that plagued them this season.
Williams recorded 35 points (14-33 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 4-6 FT), eight assists, six rebounds, two blocks and one steal across 44 minutes in Thursday's 141-133 double overtime loss versus the Celtics.
With Patrick Beverly (groin) out and Paul George (hamstring) only able to log 14 minutes in this game, Williams, per usual, stepped up in the All-Star's absence. The 35 points are a new season high for the guard and he has now eclipsed 30 points on five occasions this season. If George misses any time following the All-Star break, Williams will be a must-start in both daily and season-long formats.
Williams managed 25 points (8-14 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 8-10 FT), five rebounds, three assists and two steals in 26 minutes during Sunday's 133-92 victory over Cleveland.
Williams was in the starting lineup Sunday as the Clippers were without both Kawhi Leonard (rest) and Patrick Beverley (groin). In what was a favorable matchup, Williams scored with ease and could have had a much better line had the game been even remotely close. Williams' value goes up and down based on the health of the Clippers, but nonetheless, he should be rostered in every format.
Williams is expected to start Sunday's game against the Cavs, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports.
Williams will get the nod in place of the injured Patrick Beverley, which means either Landry Shamet or Rodney McGruder will head to the bench. It's likely an effort by coach Doc Rivers to jumpstart his team after a shocking 142-115 blowout at the hands of Minnesota on Saturday night.
Williams produced 22 points (7-22 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 7-7 FT), six assists and a steal across 30 minutes in Thursday's 124-103 loss to the Kings.
Although Williams has notched a few starting designations this season, he's still regarded as one of the best sixth men in the business. The veteran has an uncanny ability to come in with the second unit and transform the pace of the game, even if his shot is cold. He struggled to score Thursday, but he notched a perfect 7-for-7 from the foul line and also collected seven assists to even out his stat line.
Williams finished with 15 points (3-10 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 7-8 FT), two rebounds and one assist in 27 minutes of a 112-97 win against the Magic on Sunday.
Williams is back in his familiar bench role but reduction in minutes hasn't affected his scoring output. He wasn't as strong in the assist department with his lowest total of the season. He'll face the Lakers on Tuesday.
Williams is coming off the bench Friday against Miami, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Williams started Wednesday's game against the Hawks, but he'll head back to his typical role Friday evening off the bench. Jerome Robinson takes his place in the starting five.
Williams poured in 18 points (6-19 FG, 0-7 3Pt, 6-6 FT) and added seven assists and six rebounds across 35 minutes in the Clippers' 102-95 loss to the Hawks on Wednesday.
Williams entered the starting five with Patrick Beverley (groin) out of action Wednesday, but he scuffled badly from distance, capping his overall contributions. The veteran is just 3-for-18 from three-point range in his last two games combined, and 11-for-38 from the floor overall during that modest sample. Nevertheless, Williams has managed to hit double digits in the scoring column in all 10 January games, and he could get another run with the first unit Friday versus the Heat if Beverley remains out for that contest.
Williams is in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Hawks, Kevin Chouinard of the Hawks' official site reports.
The Clippers will be without Paul George (hamstring), Kawhi Leondard (rest) and Patrick Beverley (groin) on Wednesday, pushing the usual sixth man into the starting five. Williams is averaging 27.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 7.0 assists in 34.9 minutes in his five previous starts this season.
Williams had 16 points (5-19 FG, 3-11 3PT, 3-4 FT), five rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in 32 minutes off the bench during Tuesday's 110-107 win at Dallas.
Williams will get his points no matter what and has topped the 15-point plateau in nine of his last 10 contests, averaging 22.4 per game during that stretch. He is shooting just 32.7 percent from the field over his last three outings, however, and while that might be a worrisome trend moving forward, fantasy owners shouldn't worry too much since he will keep producing as the volume scorer he has been throughout most of his career. His next chance to make an impact off the bench will come Thursday on the road against Portland, though there's a chance Williams could get picked to start if normal starter Patrick Beverley (groin) has to miss action.
Williams scored 32 points (7-16 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 14-15 FT) while adding five assists, four rebounds, two steals and a block in 31 minutes off the bench during Saturday's 133-130 win over the Pelicans.
With Paul George (hamstring) still out of action, Williams once again was the Clippers' No. 2 option on offense behind Kawhi Leonard. The veteran guard is having another season worthy of the Sixth Man of the Year Award, but he's found another gear to kick off 2020, averaging 24.0 points, 5.9 assists, 3.0 boards and 2.9 threes through the first eight games in January.
Williams supplied 24 points (10-13 FG, 2-4 3PT, 2-2 FT), four assists and one rebound in 20 minutes off the bench during Tuesday's 128-103 win over the Cavaliers.
With Paul George (hamstring) out, Williams benefited from a bump in usage, but he played his fewest minutes since Dec. 19 after the game turned into a blowout midway through the third quarter. The suppressed playing time took an even bigger night off the table, but Williams still brought value for those who kept him active in season-long leagues. He's shown some uncharacteristic efficiency of late with a 53.8 percent mark from the field over his past six outings, more than 10 percentage points above his season-long rate.
Williams recorded 26 points (8-17 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 7-9 FT), four rebounds, four assists and one steal in 35 minutes during Sunday's 114-104 loss to the Nuggets.
Williams was moved into the starting lineup at the expense of Landry Shamet, ending with 26 points. With Paul George (hamstring) sidelined, this move was likely an attempt to get more scoring on the floor. While he managed to do that, the result was less ideal and Williams' lack of defense was quite evident. Williams may remain in the starting lineup until George returns and that does lift his ceiling slightly.
Williams will start Sunday's game against the Nuggets, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
The 33-year-old will make his fifth start of the season Sunday over Landry Shamet at shooting guard with Paul George (hamstring) still sidelined. Williams has been effective in his third season with the Clippers, averaging 19.6 points and 6.4 assists per game.
Williams had 21 points (6-12 FG, 3-6 3PT, 6-6 FT), eight assists, two rebounds and one block in 31 minutes off the bench during Friday's 109-100 over the Warriors.
Williams has always been a scoring machine and that shouldn't surprise anyone, but he has been evolving into a playmaking threat of late -- the veteran guard has dished out five or more dimes in seven straight contests. 'Sweet Lou' is averaging 20.4 points and 7.4 assists per game over that seven-game stretch, and he should remain productive in most formats due to his consistent playing time off the bench.
Williams went off for 32 points (9-18 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 8-8 FT), nine assists and two rebounds in 35 minutes during Sunday's 135-132 win over the Knicks.
Williams scored at least 30 for the third time this season while amassing a season high in made threes, though he did commit seven turnovers. He scored at least 30 in two of his first 12 appearances this season, the latter of which was during Paul George's season debut. As such, it's clear Williams is more heavily relied upon when one of George or Leonard, the latter of which was rested as expected on this second night of a back-to-back, sits. Still, Williams is useful across all fantasy formats even when the club is at full strength.
Williams had 24 points (10-17 FG, 1-2 3PT, 3-3 FT), seven assists and two rebounds in 25 minutes off the bench during Saturday's 140-114 loss against the Grizzlies.
Williams has scored 20 or more points in four of his last six contests, and he remains a reliable scoring threat off the bench for the Clippers. He has also dished out five or more assists in each of his last five contests, and that boost as a playmaking threat would only increase his fantasy value moving forward. He will continue coming off the bench Sunday against the Knicks.
Williams (personal) isn't listed on the injury report for Thursday's game against the Pistons, Mirjam Swanson of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Williams missed Tuesday's contest due to a personal issue, but his absence will be limited to one game. The 33-year-old could see an increased workload Thursday with Patrick Beverley (wrist) sidelined.
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