Stevens utilized Williams at the five to close wins against the Hawks and Magic in the weeks prior. As frustrated as Stevens gets with his team’s defensive rotations through their worst moments, it’s rare to see Williams mess up on that end.
It’s clear why Williams fell so far in the draft despite these enormously helpful skills in the modern NBA. He doesn’t have a scoring role within the offense, aside from spot-up threes. With the Celtics becoming the first team since 1990 to receive 25 points in regulation from four starters, they don’t need points from Williams.