Former Vols in the NBA: April 27 recap

One former University of Tennessee basketball player was in action Tuesday, while another missed his third consecutive game due to injury.

In Boston, Grant Williams scored two points and dished out one assist in the Celtics’, 119-115, loss to Oklahoma City at TD Garden.

Williams went 1-for-3 from the floor and was 0-for-2 from beyond the 3-point arc against the Thunder (21-41).

With the loss, the Celtics dropped to 32-30 on the season.

The former Vol was a first-round pick by the Celtics, going with the No. 22 overall selection in the 2019 NBA draft.

Williams, who left Tennessee after his junior season, was a two-time Southeastern Conference Player of the Year.

Meanwhile in San Francisco, the Mavericks posted a, 133-103, victory over Golden State. Dallas’ Josh Richardson was inactive for a third straight game with a hamstring injury.