Lou Williams was born on October 27, 1986. His parents, Willie Louis Faulkner and Janice Faulkner lived in Memphis, Tennessee where Lou grew up.
Lou’s parents thought him the importance of hard work at an early age. In an interview with GQ, Williams explains that he doesn’t sleep much because his mother and father never slept.
Lou Williams Father Willie Louis Williams
Lou’s father, Willie Louis Williams was wheelchair bound throughout Lou’s childhood. The NBA star says that he has never seen his dad stand-up. Sadly, Willie died when Lou was 8-years-old.
The following pic shows Lou’s father and grandmother:
Lou Williams Mother Janice Faulkner
After Lou’s father passed away, his mother, Janice Faulkner decided to move to Atlanta where Lou became a basketball superstar.
Sports Illustrated reports that Lou didn’t want to leave Memphis and he remembers his older sister dragging him by his arm to the car. The move turned out to be great. Lou attended South Gwinnett High School and was named Georgia’s “Mr. Basketball” his junior and senior year.
Janice has supported Lou throughout his basketball journey and continues to be her son’s biggest fan. The following pic shows Janice and Lou celebrating his NBA Sixth Man of the Year award which he earned in 2015 and 2018:
Follow Lou Williams’ mom on Instagram: @2commamama.
Lou Williams Girlfriend
Complex reports that Lou Williams no longer has two girlfriends. He was previously dating Ashley Henderson and Rece Mitchell. He recently broke up with Ashley and was exclusively with Rece for a few months. According to rumors, Williams is now dating Jai Nice.
Will Lou Williams Get Traded To The LA Lakers?
Back in 2017, the LA Lakers traded Williams to the Houston Rockets. The Lakers most likely regret that trade and now that LeBron James is a Laker I wouldn’t be surprised to see Lou in purple and gold in the near future.
Last year, LeBron posted the following pic of Williams:
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