- Apr 17, 2003
Plus, he was benched in 5 playoff games. It’s just not credible to say his role didn’t change, and that didn’t impact his value.Post-All Star 21-22 he played 27.1 MPG. Pre-All Star 22-23 he played 27.9 MPG. Post-All Star that dropped to 20.4 MPG. His minutes dropped after the All Star Break. We all know this, it was a popular talking point here and in the media.
You knew this also but it doesn’t fit the narrative that you currently are trying to push.
I do think the impact of that is limited, because the league does know generally who Grant Williams is. But the perception that Celtics were down on him is based on….the essentially indisputable evidence they were down on him.