Per the Globe reporter, Williams will “resume basketball activities in two to three months,” with Washburn doubting that the Celtics center will play basketball for Boston during the remainder of this calendar year. Timelord, who completed successful cleanup surgery on the knee he had a torn meniscus surgically repaired back in March, was hoped to return sooner than this initially.
The team seems focused on bringing back the Texas A&M product slowly, however, likely playing it safe with Williams’ rehabilitative process.
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It remains unclear whether the team will revisit the idea of signing or trading for additional big man depth in light of this development, but Boston has previously gone on record to suggest that they will look inwards first.
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