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Hawks training camp begins in 11 days – on Oct. 1 – and the team has no timeline on the return of Lou Williams from a torn ACL. According to team officials, Williams is progressing well with his right knee injury. However, he has not yet been given medical clearance by doctors to participate in training camp. While Williams still could be cleared in time for camp, he most likely will not be ready to immediately assume the role he had last season. It could take a month for him to be at full strength. Williams’ season ended after just 39 games last season when he tore the ACL Jan. 18 against Brooklyn. Such an injury typically takes about nine months to heal. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August 23, 2013 Updates

It has been a busy offseason for Lou Williams. The Hawks guard has been rehabbing a torn ACL and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp. He also has been in a studio recording his recently released mixtape entitled 'Here Goes Nothin' under the name Lou Will. There are 16 tracks and the mixtape features other artists including 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, The Casey Boys from Jagged Edge, K. Michelle and Quez from Travis Porter. You can see the cover art and listen to the tracks here. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Sean Deveney: Danny Ferry says Lou Williams progressing from ACL, no timetable. As for role:"I could see him being, you know, Bud is used to Ginobili" Twitter @SeanDeveney

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Five and a half months into his recovery from a torn right ACL, the Hawks guard works out six days a week in Atlanta and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp. “That is what we are shooting for,” Williams told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday after a workout. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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The Atlanta Hawks say they are optimistic guard Lou Williams will be ready for training camp following reconstructive surgery on his right knee. Williams' surgery was performed on Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, leaving about eight months before the start of next season's training camp. The Hawks say they are basing their optimism on the success of other athletes who have had surgery to repair torn anterior cruciate ligaments, including Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. NBA.com

February 7, 2013 Updates

Hawks guard Lou Williams had surgery today to repair a tear to his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, FL. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and assisted by Hawks orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ashok Reddy from the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic. Williams will now undergo a period of rest, treatment and rehabilitation for his torn ACL. He will spend the next 2-3 weeks beginning his rehabilitation at the Andrews Institute. His status will be updated as appropriate throughout his recovery. NBA.com

January 19, 2013 Updates

Jeff Zillgitt: Hawks G Lou Williams will miss rest of the season with a torn ACL in right knee. X-rays last night were negative. MRI today revealed injury. Twitter @JeffZillgitt

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