VIDEO: Lou Williams On Sixth Man Role With Lakers, Playing In The West

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to help their scoring punch and backcourt depth by bringing in reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Lou Williams. A combo guard who can score as well as anybody, Williams will some veteran leadership to the young duo of Jordan Clarkson and D’Angelo Russell.

After being introduced by the team on Wednesday, Williams sat down with Dave Miller on Time Warner Cable SportsNet and spoke about his sixth man role and playing in the Western Conference for the first time in his career.

— Think You Know Everything About Kobe Bryant? Take The Ultimate Kobe Quiz! —

Williams said he embraces his role off the bench because he is comfortable with who he is and doesn’t envy anyone else’s situation. He also compared this guard situation with the one he encountered in his early years with the Philadelphia 76ers noting that they also had a good combination of young and veteran guards.

This is the first time that Williams has played with has played in the West and he is looking forward to playing to playing against the best guards in the NBA three to four times a year. With Williams here to team with Russell and Clarkson, the Lakers backcourt has a ton of potential.

[divide]


Please enable Javascript to watch this video

You May Also Like

Lakers News: Luke Walton Uses Analytics For Game Plans, Relies On ‘Feel Of The Team’ During Game

In this era of sports, the rise of analytics have played a major role…

Lakers News: Dwight Howard Believes Christmas Day Game Against Clippers ‘Not An Ego Test For Us’

The Los Angeles Lakers are heading into a highly-anticipated Christmas Day matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers with…

Derek Fisher On Playing Again: ‘Those Days Are Gone’

[new_royalslider id=”244″] Derek Fisher will forever be one of the most beloved…

Hassan Whiteside Says Lakers ‘Picked Wayne Ellington Over Me’

No one saw Hassan Whiteside coming this season. The 28-year-old has been…