Grant Williams is an American professional basketball player and plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He previously played college basketball for the Tennessee Volunteers. He was selected in the 2019 NBA Draft with the 22nd overall pick.
Grant Williams was born on November 30, 1998 to Gilbert (father) and Teresa Johnson (mother). His mother was an electrical engineer for NASA and his father was a former jazz artist and has remained a former college player who has worked as a bodyguard with various musicians, including Prince.
Grant Williams is the cousin of former NBA players Salim and Damon Stoudamire. He completed his schooling at Harvard and Yale Ivy League Schools and later received his degree in Tennessee, where he continued his business studies for three years. In Tennessee, Grant received the C&C Millwright Athletic Scholarship.
Grant Williams career
Williams earned the honor of being an All-Southeastern Conference player. He won back-to-back SEC Player of the Year awards in the 2017–18 and 2018–19 seasons, becoming the player in history to do so after former player Corliss Williamson set the record in 1995. While Williams was he played for Tennessee and led his team to third place in the 2018 NCAA tournament and second place in the 2019 NCAA tournament.
Williams was drafted 22nd overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2019 NBA draft. He made his professional debut with the Boston Celtics when he came down with a loss on October 23, 2019 against the Philadelphia 76ers. He later saw his first win of the game since making his debut on December 4, 2019 when he led the team to a win over the Miami Heat.
To support the team, he promised and announced that if the players, including Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker, were all given a pick, he would dye his hair pink. However, Williams later did not do so as Brown was unable to team up with the other.
Williams finished his rookie season averaging 3.4 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game and over 15 minutes per game in 69 games. With the release of the next 2020-21 season, Williams began his second season in the league with slight increases in all major statistical categories. He finished the season at over 18 minutes per game, 4.7 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game.
On March 21, 2022, Williams took over the field with career-high points – 20 and a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. On May 15, 2022, Williams took over the field with a second career-high 27 points and a win over the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Grant Williams Biography
|Real name||Grant Dean Williams|
|Date of birth||November 30, 1998|
|Age (as of 2022)||23 years|
|Place of birth||Houston, Texas, United States|
|University||University of Tennessee|
|qualifications||Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 6” – in centimeters – 198 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 107kg – in pounds – 236 pounds|
Grant Williams Family
|Is he gay?||no|
|Who is Grant Williams’ girlfriend?||none|
He is neither married nor engaged and has no girlfriend. At the moment, he either hasn’t revealed any insights into his private life or he’s in a secret romantic relationship with a girl in the industry. Whatever it is, he is very charming, young, dynamic and open to the media when it comes to voicing his views. He is the future star of the new phase of the NBA and still has to achieve and bring many changes and new achievements.
Grant Williams net worth
During the 2019 draft, Grant Williams was signed by the Boston Celtics on a four-year contract valued at $11.8 million. He is still under contract with the Boston Celtics for $2,617,800 and will make $4,306,281 next season. Williams’ estimated net worth is around $7 million, and with that much income, he has yet to reach the heights and bring more skill and talent to the field.