Robert Williams III
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Boston Celtics F Robert Williams III (knee) has had all his restrictions removed as he will be able to play in Game 1 unrestricted as discussed by head coach Ime Udoka.
Williams was reportedly ready to go for the Celtics in Game 7 against the Bucks but was not played as head coach Ime Udoka mentioned he didn't want to shift his rotation. As of now it doesn't sound like he will be rushed back into things as the team already played it safe in Game 7, but it is uncertain how he will be used in his first game back.
Robert Williams III (knee) is considered questionable to play in Sunday's contest against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Williams has been dealing with persisting knee pain that will once again leave him questionable Sunday, and it's unclear whether or not he will be able to go. The team has taken a cautious approach to the star center's recovery, but they may be more inclined to play him with them facing a Game 7 on Sunday. If he can't go, Grant Williams should continue to start in his absence.
Robert Williams III (knee) is considered questionable to play in Friday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Williams has been dealing with a lingering knee injury that has forced him to miss some time the past couple of weeks, and he is at risk of missing another game Friday. The team has said they want to play it cautious with the star center's recovery, so it's possible they opt to give him extra time to recover. If he doesn't go against the Bucks, Grant Williams will be in line to see the start in his absence.
Robert Williams III is out for Wednesday's Game 5 against the Bucks, Jay King of the Athletic reports.
Williams has been downgraded from questionable to out for Wednesday's Game 5. Coach Ime Udoka noted that they're going to be "overly cautious" with their 24-year-old big man and "rest him until he's feeling all the way right". While their starting center is out, Grant Williams should receive another start.
Per Tim Bontemps, Celtics C Robert Williams III (knee) is listed as questionable for Game 5 vs. the Bucks.
Williams, who missed Game 4 in Milwaukee with a knee injury is listed as questionable to go against the Bucks for Game 5. The veteran is just seven weeks removed from meniscus surgery and has continued to deal with soreness in the knee. If he is unable to go, Daniel Theis and Derrick White should continue to see extended minutes off the bench.