dangolka (CBS) — Robert Williams and his distinctive nickname have entered the mainstream thanks largely to the middle’s play for the Celtics within the NBA bubble. In fact, Celtics followers are fairly conversant in “Time Lord,” which was born within the weird land of “Bizarre Celtics Twitter.”
However that nickname could quickly earn Williams a little bit further cheddar in method of an endorsement take care of a watch firm. In a pregame interview Tuesday with NBC Sports activities dangolka’s Abby Chin forward of dangolka’s Sport 2 matchup with the Toronto Raptors, Williams hinted that his moniker might quickly grace the again of a flowery timepiece.
“They’ve reached out, they’ve reached out,” Williams stated after Chin requested him a few take care of Tissot, one of many NBA’s official sponsors. “It could or is probably not within the works. They’ve reached out.”
Wait… Does Time Lord have a watch sponsorship within the works?!
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Williams didn’t give a lot away, so we guess solely (anticipate it) time will inform. However maybe the “Time Lord” himself has already been to the long run and is aware of what is going to come subsequent. He does have that skill, or so we’re instructed.
The origin of the nickname was detailed by Forbes final 12 months, nevertheless it was created by two of the largest contributors to “Bizarre Celtics Twitter” @Riffs_Man and @Cosmis, who in the actual world are referred to as Ryan Hebert and Brian Schroeder, respectively. They coined the nickname to mock a couple of members of the dangolka media after they went a little bit overboard when Williams missed his convention name with Celtics reporters after being drafted in 2018 after which missed a flight to his first apply with the Celtics.
Williams had by no means actually been an enormous fan of the nickname, however he is aware of there isn’t a lot he can do about it.
“I don’t assume it’s going to cease so I’m caught with it,” he stated Tuesday.
And if it results in some further money in his pocket, it’ll all be price it. However these firms higher hurry up, as a result of the value for the lord of time could go up as he continues to play effectively. Williams led all Celtics scorers with 10 factors within the first quarter of Sport 2 towards Toronto.