Philadelphia 76ers Lou Williams Stops Armed Robber

Most people when pressed at gun point by a would-be robber would panic, scream or try whatever they could to get away. Not Philadelphia 76ers guard Lou Williams, who told the Philadelphia Daily News Monday that on Christmas Eve he was held up by a armed carjacker, who ended up not getting anything from Williams but a nice talk and hot meal from McDonald's.

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While stopped in his car in Manayunk on Christmas Eve, Williams was approached by a man with a gun. The situation was deflated when the gunman recognized Williams and commended him for his work in the community. Williams said he treated the man to a meal at a local fast-food restaurant by giving him some money.

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"A guy tried to rob me but decided not to because of whatever I do in the community," said Williams before the game last night. "He's a Lou Williams fan so he didn't rob me."

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On Monday night, Williams came off the bench to net a game-best 25 points in the 76ers 107-103, season-opening loss at the Portland Trailblazers.
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