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Post#521 » by 31to6 » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:29 am

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Post#523 » by Fencer reregistered » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:47 pm

By the way, the only other Celtic I can think of who would have done that kind of thing is Leon Powe. I hope Grant gets to have a much longer career than Leon's.

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Post#524 » by 3D Chess » Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:46 pm

zoyathedestroya wrote:Know more about Grant. This is worth the long read.

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Just caught this. Awesome read. Different cat indeed lol
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Post#526 » by celticgreenie » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:00 pm

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Wonder if Grant will actually talk to people in the elevator.
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Post#527 » by Fencer reregistered » Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:01 pm

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Wonder if Grant will actually talk to people in the elevator.


Apparently, Grant is known for never shutting up.
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Post#529 » by zoyathedestroya » Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:30 pm

These are still small samples...

Celtics ORtg, DRtg, NetRtg when
■ Grant Williams at PF: 119.8 (98th %ile), 104.4 (81st %ile), +15.4 (99th %ile)
■ Grant Williams at C: 98.3 (3rd %ile), 94.1 (99th %ile), +4.2 (68th %ile)

Grant has spent about twice as much time at PF as at C. His pairing with Kanter has been particularly beneficial for the Cs.
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Post#530 » by jirrit » Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:20 pm

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Post#531 » by Joshyjess » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:47 pm

At 21, any chance that Grant might grow any taller? Give that kid another 3 inches, and he is our future all-star center.
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Post#532 » by Celtic Esquire » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:00 pm

zoyathedestroya wrote:Know more about Grant. This is worth the long read.

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Great read. Really rooting hard for him to play consistent minutes.
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Post#533 » by thomas1897 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:44 pm

Very good conditional player has a major flaw his size 6 foot 5 playing center. A player similar to Yabusele but has quickness, speed, rebounds well and agility to overcome the lack of size.
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Post#534 » by GuyClinch » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:49 am

He won't grow taller but he could learn to hit the 3 ball and become a good 3/4 guy, IMHO. That is his best path to NBA success - hence the gazillion 3s he missed to start the season.. He knows what is up..
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Post#535 » by zoyathedestroya » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:08 am

zoyathedestroya wrote:Grant has spent about twice as much time at PF as at C. His pairing with Kanter has been particularly beneficial for the Cs.

Four factors rankings when Grant/Enes are on the floor together, 164 possessions so far:
• Net rating - 100th percentile
• Offensive rating - 100th percentile
• Defensive rating - 99th percentile
• Effective FG% - 97th percentile
• Opponent eFG% - 99th percentile
• Turnover rate - 98th percentile
• Offensive rebounding % - 100th percentile
• Defensive rebounding % - 99th percentile

We may have something here. These are against opposing bench units obviously. Grant's ability to switch on guards/wings is key so Kanter can mostly drop and guard the paint. On offense, you just need at least one creator and a couple of outside threats to space the floor. Both bigs are good screeners and can box out/rebound without the help of our wings. This is not to take away credit from Kanter, but Stevens may have found a way to maximize his strengths and hide his weaknesses in the 20 or so minutes that he is on the floor, at least in the regular season.
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Post#536 » by Scoonie » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:04 pm

Joshyjess wrote:At 21, any chance that Grant might grow any taller? Give that kid another 3 inches, and he is our future all-star center.


Nope. He is who he is when it comes to height/length.
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Post#537 » by Big Joke Line » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:41 pm

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zoyathedestroya wrote:Know more about Grant. This is worth the long read.

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Just caught this. Awesome read. Different cat indeed lol

Wow, thanks for sharing. Seems like a great guy. I’m lost on the David Foster Wallace reference though. And I’ve read Infinite Jest (but haven’t seen the biopic).
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Post#538 » by Big Joke Line » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:44 pm

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Wonder if Grant will actually talk to people in the elevator.

I heard Kyrie no longer wanted to be a Celtic for life after Ainge wouldn’t include a clause in the new contract stating Celtic employees were barred from looking him in the eye.
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