Grant Williams was disappointed with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown in Game 1 of the eastern conference finals against the Miami Heat. As the team sold away a well-controlled game where they even established a lead in the first half but then everything just went south because of miscommunication and some stupid plays. Grant Williams is the reason the Celtics are still alive in their race to the Finals as his offensive heroics and defensive skillset in Game 7 helped them advance ahead against the Giannis Antetokounmpo-led Milwaukee Bucks. So him being disappointed and angry with his mates for some silly mistakes which cost a game is very understandable and that’s exactly what happened. As the Miami Heat won the game and now has a 1-0 lead over the Celtics.
Miami Heat hosted the Boston Celtics at FTX Arena for Game 1 of the conference finals. The game was closely contested and head to head all the time as both the teams were at war against each other. The Boston Celtics were the favored ones to win the game. But the third quarter heroics of the Miami Heat under the leadership of Jimmy Butler (outscored the Celtics by 39-14) eventually got them the dub and had Grant Williams upset. The final box score stands at 118-107 favoring the Jimmy Butler-led Miami Heat. The third quarter generated some chemistry issues between the Celtics as they went down on both the defensive and offensive end and sold away a very important game.
Jimmy Butler in the game dropped 41 points, 5 assists, and 9 rebounds. While Jayson Tatum dropped 29 points, 6 assists, and 8 rebounds. He was also backed up by Jaylen Brown (24 points, 3 assists, and 10 rebounds). A video clip of Grant Williams (7 points, 2 assists, and 1 rebound) stands viral on the internet as he was angry and disappointed with his all-star teammates for some stupid plays in the third quarter.
Fans react to Grant Williams being disappointed with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown
In the third quarter with nine minutes and two seconds remaining for it to end. The Celtics called a timeout as Gabe Vincent guarded by Jayson Tatum air-balled a three-pointer but it got into the hands of heated and unmarked wide-open Jimmy Butler who laid it up for easy two points. Grant Williams was standing just next to him and boxing out Bam Adebayo. Spectating Jimmy Butler get such an easy lay-up he was disappointed with his team for leaving the main guy open especially Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. During the timeout, he even called them out for the mistake and was upset.
There are thousands of reactions to the viral video clip of Grant Williams. As fans reacting to it appreciate and praise his efforts. But also troll him for his flopping plays and weak offense which somewhere plays an important role in their Game 1 loss where they were already struggling without Marcus Smart (DPOY) and Al Horford. Find some of many such reactions posted by fans on social media platforms here below: