LOS ANGELES – The shots have dropped into the basket seemingly whenever Lou Williams has taken them. He has thrived despite evolving lineups, increasing his hustle amid a growing list of injuries without complaint.
But after the Lakers’ 107-101 loss to the Utah Jazz on Monday at Staples Center, Williams finally complained about something. The reasons went beyond the Lakers (10-13) suffering their third consecutive loss.
Williams had just scored a game-high 38 points with six rebounds and seven assists, going 13 for 27 from the field, including 4 for 9 from 3-point range, in 34 minutes off the bench. Despite playing a large factor in the Lakers trimming a 19-point deficit to three, Williams found blemishes in his box score.
“I had more attempts than I would’ve liked to shoot,” Williams said. “I’m not really a high-volume shooter. I try to throw as many…