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Tough week for former-Celtics

 Five (5) ex-Celtics players are not having a great week. It starts with the Big One!

Adrian Griffin:

The Milwaukee Bucks just fired Adrian Griffin. Griffin was hired as Head Coach by the Bucks this past summer, and despite the team's 30-13 record (2nd in East), management apparently wants a veteran presence on the bench, and former Celtics Coach, Doc Rivers, may be that guy to take over.

Rob Williams:

Williams III was sent packing to Portland this past summer and was quickly out of action for the remainder with another injury. Rob's injury history does not bode well for a long, productive NBA career. And he may be on the trading block once again.

Malcolm Brogdon:

Brogdon was also traded by Boston to the Trailblazers this summer, He is having a fairly-productive season thus far - when he plays. But he has already missed nine of Portland's 43 games due to recurring injuries. And his team sits only behind the Spurs in the West with a 12-31 record.

Marcus Smart:

Since being traded to the 16-27 Grizzlies, Smart has only participated in 20-of-43 contests - and is out of action once again for another several weeks. Marcus is another ex-Celtic that may be traded prior to the deadline or in the off-season.

Grant Williams:

No one wants to be the "worst" anything, and Grant barely missed that tag as "worst acquisition" in "The Boucies" poll by The Athletic. Williams, now with Dallas, was voted "runner-up" to Jordan Poole in this category (per CelticsSentinel):

Grant Williams: Runner-up for "Worst Acquisition"

Being runner-up for Grant in this category is actually a good thing since no player wishes to be tagged as the "WORST' anything. The Wizards Jordan Poole takes top (bottom) place in this category. 


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