OUTSTANDING athlete, Grant Williams, has achieved fame in the sports world for his professional basketball career.
Grant earned a straight after being drafted by the Boston Celtics.
Who is Grant Williams?
Born on November 30, 1998, Grant Williams’ early life was spent in Houston, Texas.
While attending the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, he played for the Tennessee Volunteers and competed in numerous NCAA tournaments.
In the 2019 NBA Draft, he was drafted by the Boston Celtics as a power forward.
On May 15, 2022, Grant received acclaim for his plays in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
While discussing the game at a post-game press conference, he detailed how he scored a career-high 27 points in Game 7.
Grant said, “It’s hard to get into your head when your whole team, like 15 people, comes up to you and tells you to keep shooting.”
“It was just like, they’re encouraging it so it was like, might as well enjoy everyone.”
The professional basketball player further shared, “When I got the block, I was just super excited and really, really pumped.”
“Because over the years of your career you’ll have times where it’s going the other way and you’ll have times where you’ll have the blockage.”
What did Grant’s Boston Celtics teammates say about his highlights?
In the wake of Grant’s career-high Game 7, many of his Celtics teammates gave praise.
Jayson Tatum commented, “Grant won us a playoff game tonight.”
“He came on big, he played amazing. In the playoffs, you need him.”
The small striker added: “You need guys who come off the bench to be a star in their role.”
Jaylen Brown also commented, “Call him Grant Curry now.”
“We trust all of our guys, and Grant is a good shooter. And he got away with it.”
As Game 7 progressed, NBA fans echoed similar sentiments on social media.
A Celtics fan said on Twitter: “The Grant Williams Playoffs are the only hope for the Celtics moving forward.”
A second fan tweeted: “Celtics win it all and Dad awards Finals MVP to Williams.”
“Thank you for turning To agree williams in Batman,” another viewer tweeted, referring to the famous comic book character.
“@Grant2Will ok man we’ll call you Batman after this game 7,” another user said.
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