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Lakers guard Lou Williams: 'We just don’t want to see people slaughtered in the streets'

Lakers guard Lou Williams: 'We just don’t want to see people slaughtered in the streets'

As the Lakers ponder what kind of gesture they’ll make to protest social injustice, the issue remains on the mind of guard Lou Williams.

“I understand police have a hard job to do, but the reasoning that these murders are happening, or whatever they want to call it, it’s troubling,” Williams said after a Lakers training camp practice in Santa Barbara. “It’s selling CDs, or all of these things. A lot of these things that the police are called on scene for are kind of childish, in my opinion. For lethal force to be used, and for lethal force to be the first course of action, it’s kind of troubling. … 

“For me...

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