Robert Williams III RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is Robert Williams’ $54 million contract extension with the Boston Celtics a bargain?

    Celtics Blog "Defensive versatility has been a common thread connecting the Boston Celtics’ most prominent big men across the past half decade. Not so much in the sense that Boston bigs have been able to guard multiple positions, but rather most have had the capacity to serve as the anchor point..." August 22

  • Why it made sense for the Boston Celtics to give Robert Williams III an extension

    ESPN "The start of the 2021-22 NBA league year not only meant the beginning of free agency but also extensions for former first-round picks entering the fourth and final season of their rookie contracts. The 2018 draft has provided a particularly plentiful class of rookie..." August 21

  • Robert Williams III, Celtics Agree to 4-Year, $54 Million Contract Extension

    Bleacher Report "Center Robert Williams III has agreed to a four-year, $54 million extension with the Boston Celtics, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Williams was heading into the final year of his rookie contract and has a $3.66 million salary for 2021-22. August 20

  • The challenges of Robert Williams' contract situation

    NBC Sports Boston "Add Robert Williams' contract situation to the long list of challenges for Brad Stevens in his first few months as Boston Celtics general manager. Williams made the most of every minute on the court this season. Averaging 18.9 minutes in 52 games played, the Celtics big man..." June 13

  • Celtics' Kemba Walker, Robert Williams doubtful for Game 5 vs. Nets

    The Score "The Boston Celtics have listed starting point guard Kemba Walker and key reserve big man Robert Williams as doubtful for their pivotal Game 5 matchup against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. The pair previously missed Sunday's 141-126..." May 31

  • Should the Celtics bank on Robert Williams in offseason?

    NBC Sports Boston "  Look, we know there will soon be plenty of time to debate all of the tough offseason decisions ahead for the Boston Celtics, so forgive us for jumping on the accelerator a bit here. But after Robert Williams nearly swatted his way to a Game 1 triple-double while playing on..." May 25

  • Brad Stevens Gives Grim Outlook on Injured Celtics Starter Robert Williams

    Heavy "The Boston Celtics dropped yet another crucial game on Friday — a 22-point loss at the hands of the Chicago Bulls. Of course, being down two starters on the night certainly didn’t help the C’s cause. While Kemba Walker, who dropped a season-high 33 points, helped..." May 08