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Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman NBA Podcast


Nov 30, 2020

Celtics forward Grant Williams joins Bob & Jeff as he recaps his rookie year in Boston. He talks about the biggest challenges, adapting to the NBA and how teammates like Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, and Daniel Theis impacted a long 2020-2021 campaign

1:00: Happy birthday, Grant Williams!
3:10: How Grant has already connected with Celtics rookies Aaron Nesmith & Payton Pritchard
5:25: On Nesmith being the self-proclaimed "Best shooter of the 2020 NBA Draft"
6:25: On making his first NBA 3-pointer after going 0-for-25
9:55: What's it like to play for Brad Stevens, who encourages his players to take more 3-pointers?
13:36: College teams Grant loved watching growing up/teams that recruited Williams
16:34: The time Brad Stevens or teammates told Grant to "be quiet"
18:30: Artists Grant listens to for pregame music
20:15: Which teammate on the court dazzled Grant most?
21:37: Which opponent dazzled you the most on the court?
27:23: On Kemba Walker and his impact
29:00: On getting the rookies prepared for Marcus Smart
30:43: What's it like having your locker right next to Jayson Tatum?
33:50: How teammates have to adapt to his personality
37:18: What's this unique offseason been like for you?