Hawks guard Lou Williams out for the year with torn ACL
The Atlanta Hawks just received some most unfortunate news.
Hawks guard Lou Williams experienced a right knee sprain during Atlanta’s game last night at Brooklyn. X-rays taken during the game at the Barclays Center were negative. An MRI and examination today by Dr. Michael Bernot at Peachtree Orthopedics in Atlanta revealed a tear to his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
“We are extremely disappointed for Lou and our thoughts and support will be with him during his recovery,” said President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Danny Ferry. “He has been a complete professional in every sense of the word and know that approach, along with his work ethic, will serve him well in his rehabilitation.”
Re: Hawks guard Lou Williams out for the year with torn ACL
This is extremely unfortunate to hear but it's even worse that I watched his knee buckle in front of my eyes. It's disheartening when a valuable member goes down with an injury for the rest of the season but the upside is that the Hawks can try to obtain another player before the deadline is over to make a solid playoff push and convince Josh Smith to stay.