Quantcast


With little to write about that was positive and exciting in last night's 93-90 loss to the Orlando Magic, I will focus on one play that may very well have meaning later in the season. It was all about Rob Williams chase-down, and near block, on a runner by Orlando's Jerian Grant.


Grant was headed to the hoop while being hounded by Marcus Smart, Kyrie Irving and Rob Williams. Marcus being right on him bothered the off-balance runner, with the errant shot hitting the side of the backboard. As the shot became airborne, Rob went high for the block, and his elevation and timing seemed perfect - save for the ball hitting the side of the backboard.


For the record, Williams played a mere three minutes and had no points or rebounds. The Magic's Mo Bamba played a more-substantial 19 minutes and garnered five boards, one assist, one steal and two blocks - but zero points on 0-for-3 shooting - numbers I believe that Robert could have at least matched had he seen a lot more floor time.

But we did get the briefest of glimpses into what Rob may add to the team when he gets more into the rotation. A future Bamba-Williams duel down the line would be interesting to watch.

Follow Tom at @TomLaneHC abd Facebook

Photo via Boston Globe

Tom Lane 10/23/2018 06:38:00 AM Edit
_______________________________________________________________
« Prev Post Next Post »

Recent Posts
_______________________________________________________________________________________

comments powered by Disqus