Clippers expected to trade Lou Williams, per NBA executives

Lou Williams
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The Los Angeles Clippers are expected to trade Lou Williams before the start of the 2020/21 season, according to several NBA executives.

Williams has one year left on his current contract with the Clippers, worth $8M.

“The additions of Ibaka and Luke Kennard (via trade with Detroit) are just the beginning; many rival teams also expect the Clippers to trade Lou Williams in their quest to create a fresh-start environment after they blew a 3-1 series lead to the Nuggets,” Marc Stein of the New York Times reports.

Williams, a three-time Sixth Man of the Year, averaged 18.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists for the Clippers last season.