Tag: Robert Williams III

Big man Robert Williams was an important centerpiece of the top-ranked defense from the Boston Celtics last season. (Image: Getty)
NBA Awards

NBA Defensive Player of the Year Odds: Rudy Gobert or RW3 in 2023?

DraftKings updated their NBA Awards page and Rudy Gobert is the betting favorite to win the 2023 NBA Defensive Player of the Year at +550 odds, but Robert Williams III aka RW3 from the Boston Celtics is close behind at +650 odds, and Bam Adebayo from the Miami Heat looms […]

Boston Celtics trainers help Jayson Tatum off the court in Game 3 against the Miami Jeat when he suffered a neck injury, but he’s expected to play in Game 4. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Boston Celtics Game 4 Injury Report: Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, RW3

The banged-up Boston Celtics limp into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat with Marcus Smart (ankle), Jayson Tatum (neck), and Robert Williams III (knee) hoping to play despite getting hit with the injury bug. The Celtics are down 2-1 against the Heat with this series […]

Boston Celtics center Robert Williams III throws down a dunk against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday before he suffered a knee injury that could derail the Celtics title chances. (Image: Getty)

Boston Celtics Lose Top Defender Robert Williams to Knee Injury

The Boston Celtics — the hottest team in the NBA right now — took a huge hit when big man Robert Williams III suffered a torn meniscus injury and now, their championship aspirations are quickly fading without one of the NBA’s premier defenders. The left knee injury occurred on Sunday […]