During his rookie year, Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell took note of veteran guard Lou Williams’ most infuriating and reliable skill.
That ability to get to the free-throw line, that skill that amused his teammates and frustrated opponents.
So Russell studied film of Williams drawing fouls, then he asked for suggestions.
“A lot of guys are dominating this game from the free-throw line,” Russell said. “I wanted to find out a way I could figure that out early in my career.”
On Wednesday against the Chicago Bulls, Williams did it again, drawing a foul on Bulls guard Rajon Rondo late in the shot clock, with...