Boston’s Grant Williams talks about his next contract, Jordan Brand shoe deal and more

The Boston Celtics and reserve forward Grant Williams were not able to come to terms on a rookie scale contract extension for the Tennessee alum this past offseason, but fans of the team (and Williams) ought not to worry, which the former Vol elaborated on in a recent interview with Stadium’s Shams Charania.

“(No extension) is a disappointment, but you know how much you’ve worked,” explained Williams. “You may be able to get a better deal.” Some worry that the Charlotte native might price himself out of Boston’s spending range with a standout season on his resume in 2022-23.

But, with limited cap to burn above the full midlevel exception around the NBA and Williams being a restricted free agent, if he does put up the sort of numbers that would get teams into a bidding war, that’s a problem the Celtics likely would love to have.

Even so, Williams was likely right to bet on himself, which he explains along with conversation on a new shoe deal with Nike’s Jordan Brand and more.

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