WATCH: The Boston Celtics take a risk with Robert Williams III’s contract extension

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The Boston Celtics took a calculated risk with a four-year, $54 million extension for rising Boston big man Robert Williams III, with the Texas A&M’s history of missing games to injury the primary concern.

But on the flip side of that coin, Timelord’s space-warping capabilities on both ends of the ball impact games like few players in the league can. Did the Celtics make a good bet, or will this gamble come back to bite them in the end? Celtics Blog’s Keith Smith is joined by fellow “NBA Front Office” podcast co-host Trevor Lane on a recent episode to discuss why Boston made the offer, and how it changes the team’s future.

Watch the clip embedded below to get all the details you could need regarding Timelord’s extension, the Celtics’ team-building possibilities, old friend Rajon Rondo’s situation, Kevin Garnett’s jersey retirement and more.

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