Per Basketball Reference, Boston was 7-3 when Williams played 10 or fewer minutes, 6-3 when he did not play and 23-30 when he played a larger role.
To me, Williams needs to position himself as the reliable frontcourt shooter on a team suddenly devoid of reliable stretch options off the bench. Grant Williams pops out and comfortably knocks down the three. Williams had a nice dunk when cutting along the baseline against the Raptors, and attributes his improvements to studying his teammate Horford:
“When you’re around a guy like Al, he just does a lot of things you see on film that people wouldn’t normally do,” Williams said.