The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors will begin the 2022 NBA Finals Thursday at 9:00 p.m. ET in San Francisco. Golden State has homecourt advantage and is back in the Finals after a two-year playoff gap, while Boston is returning for the first time since 2010.
We're looking at some of the key players on both sides in this series and how they'll affect the matchup. Here's a look at Celtics forward Grant Williams.
How Grant Williams can win Finals MVP
As the odds suggest, it's going to be hard for Williams to make a huge impact in this series. However, if his three-point shot falls often enough he can raise some eyebrows. The Warriors let the Mavericks chuck a lot of open threes and they just didn't fall. Williams could see additional looks if Golden State maintains this approach and if they go down, that'll help his cause for Finals MVP.