LOU WILLIAMS SURGERY UPDATE

ATLANTA -- Hawks guard Lou Williams had surgery today to repair a tear to his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, FL. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and assisted by Hawks orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ashok Reddy from the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic.  

Williams will now undergo a period of rest, treatment and rehabilitation for his torn ACL. He will spend the next 2-3 weeks beginning his rehabilitation at the Andrews Institute. His status will be updated as appropriate throughout his recovery.    

At the time of his injury, the 6-foot-1 guard from Snellville ranked third on the team in scoring (14.1), assists (3.6) and steals (1.1). He was shooting .422 from the field, including career-bests of .367 from three-point range and .868 from the free throw line, in 28.7 minutes per game in 39 games (nine starts).