Tremont Waters contributes big-time to Celtics 103-102 win over Kings
Tonight's Drain of the Game is presented by John’s Sewer & Drain Cleaning. Tremont Waters hits a 3 in his NBA debut pic.twitter.com/CwuFc5NdbC— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 26, 2019
Tremont is multi-skilled (check his stat line once again above) and damn clever - with and without the ball - and on both ends of the court. His ball-handling and passing prowess may be his best attributes, but his defense and scoring ability make him a complete player, despite his lack of stature at 5'11".
Hell yeah Tremont Waters pic.twitter.com/G5J68YpbNx— Dan Greenberg (@StoolGreenie) November 26, 2019
Tremont Waters left Buddy Hield in Sacramento on this crossover. pic.twitter.com/2Iy8XM9v7T— Taylor Snow (@taylorcsnow) November 26, 2019
How good is he? First of all, I don't see the Celtics taking the game away from the Kings last night without his production and control. And the G League Maine Red Claws had their 5-game win streak ended last night with their star point guard, Waters, sent to Boston. Tremont was just named NBA G League Player-of-the-Week.
Danny Ainge got it right when he locked up both Tacko Fall and Waters with 2-way deals. Both players appear destined for standard NBA contracts, and as 2-way players, the Celtics hold their rights. Tacko is raw, but his double-double (16 points, 18 boards) in the Red Claws 119-96 loss to the Memphis Hustle is another indicator he has a place in the NBA. Noteworthy is the fact that 14 of those rebounds were on the offensive end. But there is nothing raw about Waters. He is a skilled, heady player that will play a significant role for Boston somewhere down the line. Count on it.
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