Atlanta Hawks’ guard Louis Williams, who had been out of the lineup since recovering from a torn ACL he suffered in January, has been cleared to practice and could return to the lineup soon.
As reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, coach Mike Budenholzer confirmed that Williams participated in full-contact team drills and was medically cleared. Williams now must get into game shape. Budenholzer did not say when Williams may play in his first game.
“He is basically competing full-go now. I guess, in that sense, you could say he’s been cleared. He is doing everything. It’s now getting game-ready or game-comfortable. He’s played five-on-five. He is basically cleared to do everything. We’ll get him to where he feels comfortable playing in a game.”
Williams was with the Hawks during their shoot around on Wednesday morning, but did not play in the team’s 95-91 loss to the Knicks Wednesday night. The plan is for Williams to participate in another team workou...