One way or another, the 2020-21 season figures to be a critical one for Boston Celtics big man Robert Williams III. The Time Lord’s time to show what he can do when given the opportunity has arrived, and he could very well play himself into a significant role on this year’s Celtics roster.
But it could also end with Boo Butt traded to another team if the Texas A & M product ends up disappointing with his growth as a player. So far, he’s show a little more maturity to his game and some increased core strength that should keep him from bouncing off of the league’s larger bigs, but Williams is still jumping at the slightest provocation at times, a habit he needs to break.
There’s plenty of high points to see in his limited run in Boston’s two preseason losses however, so watch the video embedded above produced by Tomasz Kordylewski to help you decide how Time Lord’s growth as a player is going.
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