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Lou Williams opens up on having two girlfriends at the same time

Despite what anyone says, Lou Will has a lot of respect for both women in his life

Lou Williams has had two girlfriends in the past, at the same time. Here's how he views it and how he would have wanted it to unfold. 

Williams on having two girlfriendssimultaneously

Lou Williams is not your ordinary basketball player on and off the court. In 2014, it was reported that the shooting guard was dating two women simultaneously, and they were okay with it. Not many guys could make the situation work, but it worked for them, so that's another point to his list of achievements in life. 

Lou Will was in a relationship with Ashley Henderson and Rece Mitchell, and the set-up confused many and even became a hot topic online. The media milked the story, but if Williams had his way, he would have presented it in another way, as he revealed in an interview with Taylor Rooks for Bleacher Report. 

"People even thought they were sisters, I was like, 'That's ridiculous.' I didn't like the part where I couldn't control what was being said and how they were viewed. Both of those women are mothers of my children, not just some random girls I'm running around with…"

While the Atlanta Hawks shooting guard allegedly split up with Anderson in 2020, it did not stop him from advising some fans asking how to introduce two girlfriends to each other.

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This tweet alone is enough to enshrine Williams in the Hall of Fame! But all the jokes aside; only Lou could make this work. And what probably made it work for Williams is the amount of respect he has for both girls -- both are the mothers of his children, and if the media sees it that way, then unfounded claims or rumors would not have seen the light of day.

Williams on his possible retirement

Williams is a great player who could have been an All-Star but chose to build his career as a reliable contributor off the bench. He has won three Sixth Man of the Year awards but never played in an All-Star game. 

In the same Bleacher Report interview, the 16-year veteran talked about a possible retirement after the 2020/21 NBA season.

Delivering quality production despite limited minutes or not knowing if and when he would play speaks volumes on Williams' professional approach to the game. Fans argue that Lou is not really a bench player because he plays at the end of ball games, but that is a testament to his impact when he is on the floor.

Not all players are willing to give way for their teammates to have more minutes or points. Willams is perfectly fine observing the game on the bench and staying ready when his number is called.

When everything is said and done, Williams will go down as one of the best bench players in the history of the NBA. He holds the most points from a non-starter in the league, and despite his off-court issues, Williams deserves respect from basketball fans.

From being a 45th draft pick to being the greatest bench player ever, Lou Wiliams has created his own legend and controlled his narrative throughout his entire career. No matter what you think about him, that's something to admire.

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