3 studs, 2 duds in Mavericks’ thrilling home win against Bulls

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3. Stud - Grant Williams

Since the sign-and-trade this past offseason, Grant Williams has become a fan favorite for the city of Dallas.

As the Mavericks are four games through the season, Williams has started to make a case for being an underdog candidate for the NBA’s Most Improved Player of the Year Award.

To start off the season, Williams is averaging 15.5 points and five rebounds per game while shooting an absurd 55.2 percent from three off an average of over seven attempts.

In the win, Williams tied his career-high in points with a solid 25. Williams also grabbed 5 boards and shot 7-9 from three.

It was reported earlier in the week that Grant Williams held a players-only meeting prior to the Memphis Grizzlies game and it has now become very clear that he has become a vocal leader for this team.

With Doncic creating so much attention offensively, Williams is always prepared to get an open shot in the corner.

Williams hit a clutch 3-point shot with under a minute to go that would give the Mavs a 10-point lead that would clinch the win.

In just four games with his new team, Grant Williams has shown that he will be one of the most reliable scorers this year.