Tremont Waters took the court on Saturday night despite the tragic passing of his father two days ago.
Edward Waters Jr. was found dead in a Connecticut hotel on Thursday night, and officials have since ruled the death a suicide. With a heavy heart, the Celtics rookie still started in his team's Summer League quarterfinal matchup vs. the Grizzlies and honored his father with a message on his sneakers:
Tremont Waters wrote a message on his sneakers in memory of his father, who passed away on Thursday. pic.twitter.com/glKI7y0G6A
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The message reads, "July 11, 2019. EBW II. Team Waters! Waters Way!"
Waters, a 21-year-old guard out of LSU, agreed to a two-way contract with the Celtics earlier this week.
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