Per 36 minutes, Parker is averaging 16.7 points and 9.4 rebounds since donning Celtic green. The Nets are prone to be more switchable when they go small, but could steal some minutes against Griffin by playing Kornet here. If the Nets try to prevent Blake from switching and drop him, putting Kornet next to Jayson Tatum or Kemba Walker in the pick-and-pop isn’t a terrible thought:
Shams: Robert Williams “expected to play” in Game 1 vs. Nets
The best-case scenario, for all parties, is for Robert Williams to be healthy, productive and able to play upwards of 20 minutes. If Williams is out, or not impactful in his minutes, it’s hard to envision Thompson playing more than 30 minutes.