Lou Williams gave an all-time nice excuse to NBA investigators for visiting a gentleman’s membership in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic whereas briefly away from the Orlando bubble for a private matter.
The Clippers’ sixth man stated he was merely visiting Magic Metropolis in Atlanta to choose up dinner this previous Thursday, in line with ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. Magic Metropolis payments itself because the “premier Atlanta strip membership” and is a totally nude grownup leisure venue.
However sure, dinner. Nothing else. Just a few healthful wings to go.
Lou Williams tweeted a photograph Friday of a person named, Paul G. Willams, with the caption “Lengthy Reside Pops,.” Sources stated Williams informed NBA investigators that he attended a viewing for Williams which ended round 6 p.m. on Thursday, then went to Magic Metropolis to choose up dinner.
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 25, 2020
Williams’ publicist Andrea Hamilton later identified that Magic Metropolis is considered one of Williams’ go-to locations for meals, however Lou Will needed to show down the warmth.
A Clippers fan then famous that there’s a Louwill Lemon Pepper BBQ taste on the membership’s menu.
The journey to Magic Metropolis might wind up costing Williams and the Clippers. The NBA is reviewing whether or not his cease warrants an prolonged quarantine when he returns to Orlando, which might pressure him to overlook prolonged time after the league’s July 30 restart.
The Clippers face the Lakers subsequent Thursday in a recreation Williams will seemingly miss whatever the NBA’s willpower. There is a four-day minimal quarantine for anybody who leaves the bubble, however that whole might be elevated to 2 weeks relying on circumstance.
Williams is not the one one to make a questionable alternative in the course of the pandemic. Kings middle Richaun Holmes was recently caught sneaking off the Orlando campus to pick up a food delivery.