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The Time Lou Williams Bought McDonald's For A Robber


Usually when someone gets robbed, they don't tend to react with love or kindness. Anger, bitterness, and shock are usually the feelings that are displayed.

But in Lou Williams' case, it was different.

Let's go back to 2011. This is when Lou began to tell his tale to the Philadelphia Daily News.

Lou had his car parked in Philly on Christmas Eve. He was in the neighborhood of Manayunk when he was approached by a man with a gun.

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Normally, this is where people would freak out. But Williams calmly talked down the robber. When the robber figured out who he was, everything changed. Lou described that when the guy knew what Lou did for the city of Philadelphia, he decided not pull the trigger.

"A guy tried to rob me but decided not to because of what I do in the community."

Afterward, the then Philly star even treated the guy to McDonald's, where they no doubt discussed things even further.

Lou told the Daily News:

"There's crime everywhere. I was debating whether to pull off to help the guy. The gun was already out. He did all the talking, and we came up with a solution before I could really say much. I treated him to McDonald's."

What was supposed to be a hardcore robbery, turned into McDonald's with a fan. Quite a story of patience and love from one of the best pure scorers in the NBA.