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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
51-31 7-3 W1
51-31 6-4 W2
48-34 8-2 L1
44-38 6-4 W4
37-45 7-3 W2

2021 Stats

Minutes Per Game
Points Per Game
Field Goal Percentage
Rebounds Per Game
Assists Per Game
Regular Season 24.4 7.8 47.5 3.6 1.0
Post Season 31.2 10.7 42.3 4.1 0.9

Top Grant Williams News

  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Explodes for game-high 27 points

    Williams accumulated 27 points (10-22 FG, 7-18 3Pt), six rebounds and two blocks over 39 minutes during Sunday's 109-81 victory over the Bucks in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

    The Bucks' defensive gameplan forced Williams to take an uncharacteristically large amount of shots, but the defensive-minded forward reveled in the moment and exploded for career highs in made threes and points. The third-year forward scored 20-plus points twice in the second-round series against the Bucks, but he totaled just 28 points in the other five games. Despite the breakout performance, it's likely the Tennessee product's role is reduced during the Eastern Conference Finals with Robert Williams (knee) expected to be available with no minutes restrictions.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Enters starting five

    Williams will start Monday's Game 4 against Milwaukee, Keith Smith of reports.

    With Robert Williams out of the mix due to knee soreness, Grant Williams will draw his first start of the postseason. He's averaging 12.7 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.3 blocks through the first three games of the series against the Bucks.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Pours in 21 off bench

    Williams contributed 21 points (7-14 FG, 6-9 3PT, 1-2 FT), five rebounds and two assists during Tuesday's 109-86 victory over Milwaukee.

    Williams drained six three-pointers to record a career-high 21 points. The third-year forward finished as the third-highest scorer in Boston's blowout victory in Game 2. He'll look to keep his momentum going when the Celtics hit the road for Game 3.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Converts four triples

    Williams accumulated 14 points (5-8 FG, 4-6 3Pt), three rebounds, one assist and three blocks over 33 minutes during Monday's 116-112 victory over Brooklyn.

    Williams registered six games with four-plus threes this season, and he tacked on another such performance Monday. He's now logged over 30 minutes in each of the past three games, emerging as an impactful contributor in Boston's scheme.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Scores 17 points off bench

    Williams had 17 points (4-4 FG, 3-3 3Pt, 6-6 FT), six rebounds and two blocks over 32 minutes during Wednesday's 114-107 win over the Nets.

    Williams didn't miss a shot Wednesday en route to a playoff-high 17 points. The backup forward also blocked a team-high two shots during the win and knocked the ball away from Kevin Durant on numerous occasions, though he wasn't credited for an official steal. Through the first two games of the series, Williams has totaled 24 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and one assist.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Struggles offensively in loss

    Williams chipped in four points (2-7 FG, 0-4 3Pt), eight rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals in 37 minutes during Thursday's 127-121 loss to the Bucks.

    With Al Horford resting, Williams and Daniel Theis drew starts in Boston's frontcourt. Williams struggled offensively but salvaged the performance by registering multiple blocks and steals in the same game for the first time this season. Williams also grabbed at least eight rebounds for just the fifth time during the campaign. Across 21 starts this season, the Tennessee product has averaged 10.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.0 blocks in 31.0 minutes per game.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Starting for Horford

    Williams will start Thursday's game against Milwaukee.

    With Al Horford resting, Williams will get the nod at one forward spot. He'll be joined by Daniel Theis, Jaylen Brown, Derrick White and Marcus Smart.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Efficient performance in win

    Williams posted 16 points (6-7 FG, 4-5 3Pt), three rebounds and two blocks over 28 minutes during Sunday's 144-102 victory over the Wizards.

    Williams connected on at least four three-pointers for the sixth time this season en route to just his second double-digit scoring performance over his last six games. The third-year forward was one of four bench scorers to reach double figures during Boston's blowout win and will look to build off his strong performance during Wednesday's matchup with the Bulls.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Coming off bench Friday

    Williams isn't starting Friday's game against the Pacers.

    Williams started in each of his last three appearances and averaged 9.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 31.0 minutes per game during that time. Al Horford and Daniel Theis will start in Boston's frontcourt Friday.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Starting for Horford

    Williams will start Sunday's game against the Timberwolves, Celtics play-by-play man Sean Grande reports.

    A personal matter will keep Al Horford out of action Sunday, so Williams will move into the lineup at one forward spot alongside Robert Williams, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart. In his last start Monday at OKC, Williams posted 20 points and 10 rebounds in 38 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Moving back to bench

    Williams will come off the bench Wednesday against Utah.

    Williams made a spot start against OKC on Monday with both Robert Williams and Marcus Smart out, but he'll return to his usual bench spot with Boston back at full strength. Grant Williams posted 20 points and 10 boards in 38 minutes Monday.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Posts double-double in start

    Williams closed with 20 points (7-14 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 5-6 FT), 10 rebounds, one assist and one block in 38 minutes during Monday's 132-123 victory over the Thunder.

    Grant Williams entered the starting lineup Monday in place of Robert Williams (knee), who was rested for the second game of a back-to-back set. The former put together his best game of the season, registering his first double-double with season highs in points and rebounds. Robert Williams will likely return to the starting unit for Wednesday's game against Utah, so Grant Williams isn't a priority fantasy pickup despite his big game against OKC.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Making spot start

    Williams will start Monday's game against the Thunder, Keith Smith of reports.

    Robert Williams (knee) is receiving the night off for Boston, and Grant Williams will enter the lineup in his place. The 2019 first-round pick out of Tennessee has averaged 10.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.9 blocks in 30.2 minutes across his 16 previous starts this season.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Plays 18 minutes despite illness

    Williams totaled seven points (2-4 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), three rebounds and two assists across 18 minutes during Friday's 114-103 win over the Pistons.

    Williams was listed as questionable due to an illness ahead of Friday's matchup, but he was still able to suit up for a 35th straight appearance. He produced right around his season averages, though he did play fewer than 20 minutes for just the second time since Feb. 11. Either way, the illness shouldn't impact his availability or production moving forward.

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  • Celtics' Grant Williams: Cleared to play

    Williams (illness) is available for Friday's game against the Pistons, Jared Weiss of The Athletic reports.

    Williams will push through the illness to play Friday, which will mark his 35th straight appearance. During this stretch, he's averaged 7.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 25.4 minutes.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 236 lbs
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Age: 23
School: Tennessee
Experience: 2