Found November 13, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
Atlanta Hawks’ guard Lou Williams participated in contact drills on Tuesday for the first time since beginning rehab on his torn ACL and is getting closer to returning. As reported by Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Hawks will evaluate Williams to see how he responded to the drills. The next step in the recovery process will be full five-on-five drills.  Williams has been playing three-on-three and four-on-four.  Coach Mike Budenholzer feels Williams is getting better and approaching the point of return. “He’s getting closer.” Although Budenholzer feels confident in Williams’ progress, he is still about a month away from returning to game action.  Williams injured his right knee on January 18 against the Nets, so a return in the next month would put Williams at the 11 month mark following the injury. The return of Williams will be welcome, as the team is thin in the back court.  Kyle Korver and John Jenkins are the only other shooting guards on the roster. K...

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Hawks’ guard Lou Williams cleared to practice

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...

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Williams cleared, now getting in game shape

Lou Williams has been cleared for full-contact practice and his return to the Hawks lineup could come soon. A day after Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer acknowledged that Williams has participated in full-contact drills, he said Williams has been medically cleared and is now getting in game shape. The veteran guard is rehabbing from a torn right ACL suffered in January. “He is basically...

Lou Williams Closer To Return From Torn ACL

Lou Williams participated in some contact drills Tuesday for the first time in his rehabilitation from a torn ACL in his right knee. The next step in Williams' rehab will be to receive clearance for five-on-five contact drills. Williams has played three-on-three and four-on-four recently. “He’s getting closer,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. It could take a month...

Lou Williams getting closer to return

Hawks guard Lou Williams participated in some contact drills Tuesday, the first time he has done so during his rehabilitation from a torn ACL in his right knee. The team will evaluate Williams after the Tuesday practice. The next step will be to clear Williams for full five-on-five contact drills. The veteran has been playing three-one-three and four-on-four recently. “He’s...
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