Celtics’ Robert Williams III To Miss Time With Torn Meniscus

An MRI revealed that Celtics center/forward Robert Williams III has suffered a meniscus tear in his left knee, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.Robert Williams III

Williams is expected to miss at least several weeks, Wojnarowski added, though further evaluation is needed before a timeframe for a possible return.

Williams, 24, is 6-foot-8 and averaging a career-highs of 10.0 points and 9.6 rebounds in 61 games. He has been a key part of a Celtics’ team that has been among the hottest in the league lately, winning 24 of the past 28 games.

As we relayed earlier, the Celtics are signing G League big man Juwan Morgan to presumably help replace the loss of Williams.

Williams was selected with the No. 27 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. He has spent each of his first four seasons with Boston.

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