Robert Lee Williams III popularly known as Robert Williams III is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies.
Robert Williams III Early Life
Robert Lee Williams III was born on 17th October 1997 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States to Robert Fitzgerald Williams and Tundra Williams. He has a sister Brittanni Smith.
He was considered the top high school player in Louisiana and was offered several scholarships offers to play college basketball, ultimately choosing to play at Texas A&M University.
Robert Williams III Career
Robert played college basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies. In his first college game, he scored five points and had five blocks and seven rebounds. Following Texas A&M’s loss in the 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Williams announced his intention to forgo his final two seasons of collegiate eligibility and declare for the 2018 NBA draft, where he was expected to be a first-round selection.
On July 5, 2018, the Boston Celtics signed Williams. On 23 October 2018, he made his professional debut, playing 4 minutes during the Celtics’ loss to Orlando Magic, before being assigned to the Maine Red Claws on November 2.
During the 2021 NBA playoffs, Williams dealt with a turf toe injury. In Game 1 of the first round against the Brooklyn Nets, Williams blocked 9 shots to set a team playoff record for blocks in a game.
On December 31, 2021, Williams recorded his first career triple-double, putting up 10 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists, in a 123–108 win over the Phoenix Suns.
On March 28, 2022, the Celtics announced that Williams had suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee and would be out indefinitely. Two days later, he underwent surgery and was ruled out for at least 4-to-6 weeks.
Robert Williams III Net Worth
He has a net worth of an estimated $15 million.
Robert Williams III Relationship
Williams III is not married but does have two children from a previous relationship named Hendrix and Ava Williams.
Robert Williams III Education
He completed his schooling at North Caddo High School. Later, he enrolled at Texas A&M University.
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Robert Williams III Physical Stats
|Height||6 feets9 inches
Robert Williams III Wiki/Bio
|Name||Robert Williams III|
|Full Name||Robert Lee Williams III|
|Date of Birth||17th October 1997|
|Birthplace||Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Parents||Father- Robert Fitzgerald Williams
Mother- Tundra Williams
|School||North Caddo High School|
|College||Texas A&M University|