Lou Williams Injury: Updates on Lakers Star’s Hamstring and Return

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams left the floor during Tuesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a left hamstring injury. It's unclear when he will return to the court.

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Latest on Williams' Recovery Timeline Wednesday, March 2 The Lakers announced Williams will miss at least a week, per Baxter Holmes of ESPN.com.

Williams Provides Quality Depth in Lakers' Backcourt Williams has been one of the few bright spots for Los Angeles this season. The 29-year-old is among the team's leaders in scoring, and he also leads the Lakers in Basketball-Reference.com's win shares.

Lakers head coach Byron Scott has had a difficult time finding any sort of rotation that works well together. Kobe Bryant is at a point where he will need rest frequently to make it through his farewell season healthy. Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell have struggled with consistency.

Williams has been able to perform and stay healthy for the Lakers so far this season. He's missed a game here and there for rest, but he has not had a significant injury issue.

Nick Young is the Lakers' backup shooting guard and will have to play a more prominent role than he has at any point this season until Williams is able to come back.

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