Power forward Robert Williams was projected to be a lottery pick – and that was last year, after his freshman year at Texas A&M. ''It's not my job to know what the other 26 teams are thinking,'' Celtics coach Brad Stevens said after adding the two-time Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year. A 6-foot-10, 237-pound Oil City, Louisiana, native, Williams was considered a certain first-round pick as a freshman – maybe in the top 10.
BOSTON – The draft seemed to be going according to plan and then … everything changed. At least in the minds of Boston's front-office just a few picks past the lottery (top-14).As one name after another was called, there was one – Texas A&M's Robert Williams
Terry Rozier got the inside scoop on the Celtics taking Robert Williams with the No. 27 overall pick, and it was all caught on camera. During Bleacher Report's live NBA draft show, Rozier called Ainge to find out who the C's were taking with their upcoming pick.
The Boston Celtics select Robert Williams III with the 27th pick of the 2018 NBA Draft.
Dwight Howard has reportedly begun the buyout process with the Brooklyn Nets, seeking to become a free agent this summer and in doing so, latch on with a title contender. Several teams will vie for his services, including the Boston Celtics. Remember, Howard was considered a "Plan B" option for Boston a couple years ago if the Celtics failed to land their top choice Al Horford who as it turned out, was replaced in Atlanta by Howard.
Complete results from the 2018 NBA Draft are posted below. Scroll down to see the details of each in-draft trade. For instant analysis of every player picked, refresh Rotoworld's NBA Player News page. Round 1 1. Phoenix Suns – Deandre Ayton, C, Arizona
BOSTON — The starting point isn't quite what it has been the past couple of years, but the intent on draft night — find an impact player — remains the focus for the Boston Celtics. They come into tonight's draft with the 27th overall pick, a steep
Duke's Grayson Allen has been scrutinized throughout his career. Could a team like the Golden State Warriors or the Boston Celtics set him straight?
There, in the crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally in Duluth, Minn., was NBA legend Kevin McHale. Check out the far right right above the Women for Trump sign – is that NBA great Kevin McHale? #MAGA https://t.co/oyzLBgRmCj — Ben Golnik (@bgolnik)
1:26 – With the NBA Draft finally here, it's still a mystery exactly what Danny Ainge's Celtics are going to do, whether it's trade up or stand pat with the 27th overall pick. A. Sherrod Blakely reveals his pipe dream for the draft as well as his top