Celtics

Celtics

We've heard from Danny Ainge. We've polled the audience. Now, it's time for an expert's opinion.

We're talking, of course, about Robert Williams' nickname. "Time Lord" is the fan-favorite moniker for the Boston Celtics rookie, but Ainge isn't on board with it, even offering his alternate nickname of "Lob Williams."

The nickname debate raged Thursday night on Twitter -- until Williams' older sister, Brittanni, chimed in.

Sorry, folks. You can keep calling him "Time Lord" all you want, but Williams' real nickname apparently is "Boo Butt."

That's not quite as intimidating as some of the other suggestions we've gotten -- "Ad Block," "Sandman" and "Lord of the Rim," to name a few -- but you can't argue with family nicknames.

Regardless of what they call him, Celtics fans could be seeing more of the 21-year-old big man as Al Horford nurses a left knee injury.

 

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