Kevin Chouinard of the Atlanta Hawks reports guard Lou Williams is available to play in the season opener against the Dallas Mavericks.
Williams will come off the bench, dealing with a hip injury. Trae Young and Bogdan Bogdanovic will start at guard against the Mavericks. The 16-year veteran split playing time during the 2020-21 season with the Los Angeles Clippers and Atlanta Hawks, playing 24 games, averaging 21 minutes, 10 points, two rebounds and three assists per game, exclusively playing off-the-bench. Williams was also second on the team in usage, recording a 24% usage rate, only behind Trae Young.