There was an underlying storyline during the Celtics’ loss to the Raptors Friday night.
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Williams was the third overall pick of the 2005 NBA Draft and spent his first six seasons with the Jazz. He spent four-plus seasons with the Nets before joining the Mavericks in 2015.
He averaged 13.1 points, 6.9 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 29.3 minutes through 40 games (all starts) with the Mavericks this season. Williams, who will wear 31 for the Cavaliers, will help spread the ball to scorers LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. He had 10 or more assists in five games this season. Coach Tyronn Lue said he hopes Williams can make his Cleveland debut Wednesday in Boston.
The three-time All-Star has career averages of 16.6 points, 8.2 assists, 3.1 rebounds, and 1.1 steals.
Bulls teammate Jimmy Butler also said Wade looked good at practice Wednesday, and indicated he’s antsy to have Wade playing again.
“He says that he feels good,” Butler said. “Which he’s supposed to say because he wants to come back and play. I don’t want him to hurry back and re-injure it or make it worse, but I want him out there on the floor, so it’s kind of a ‘I want you back, but I don’t want you to jeopardize Very Cheap Jerseys anything.’
“But he was out there today. … It’s easier when he’s out there. It’s easy whenever he’s out there. He makes my job a lot easier, along with everybody else’s. It’s just good to have him, his presence out there. That’s bigger than what he does on the floor. Just having him out there with us.”
The Bulls enterred Wednesday as the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference, but are only half a game ahead of the Heat, which sits in ninth place. Having Wade back on the court could make a big difference in playoff positioning.