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Lou Williams' adaptability makes him a good fit with young Lakers

Lou Williams' adaptability makes him a good fit with young Lakers

Most of the time Lou Williams feels young.

That excludes the times when he’s around the teammates who are five, six, seven, eight, 10 and even 11 years younger than him. Before practice  Friday he watched his 24-year-old teammate Jordan Clarkson, bobbing to that day’s music, filled with the boundless energy of youth.

“You gotta get rest to hang out with these guys,” Williams said, smiling, then motioning toward Clarkson. “They’re just always excited about something.”

That young guy in the locker room once was Williams, who turned 30 in October. He entered the NBA straight out of high school in 2005 and that he has...

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