Considering how late in the season he joined the team and how much time he missed after the trade, that’s going to be key to understanding his fit here long term, which of course will play into how much the team is willing to commit to him in free agency.
It is likely that the team will take a very conservative approach to Robert Williams’ health, which could mean more minutes for Luke Kornet and Grant Williams.
Next Year Might Be “Normal”
All the excuses this season were completely valid, but they also muddied the water in terms of evaluating the team and pinpointing issues.
If Kemba Walker is still on the team the team might elect to continue his load management on back-to-back games but there should be fewer of those.