Robert Williams sets Celtics playoff record in Game 1 vs. Nets

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Robert Williams was a bright spot in the Boston Celtics' Game 1 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

The Celtics big man battled through a nagging turf toe injury to put on a show on the defensive end of the floor. Williams swatted away nine Nets shots to set a C's playoff record for blocks in a game. Kendrick Perkins and Robert Parish previously topped the list with seven.

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Williams also had 11 points and nine rebounds in what was a remarkable performance for the 23-year-old.

Despite a stellar individual showing, Williams wasn't satisfied.

“It don’t mean s--t if we’re losing,” he said after the game.

Fair enough.

Williams and the Celtics will look to even the series vs. Brooklyn on Tuesday night.

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