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Tremont Waters: Double-doubles off bench
Waters logged 23 points (10-18 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 assists, four rebounds and three steals across 29 minutes during Thursday's 139-126 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
Waters logged his first double-double with South Bay on Thursday. The guard's upside will continue to increase, especially if Mac McClung and Darren Collison don't take the court, as was the case Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Logs team-best 23 points
Waters logged 23 points (9-18 FG, 5-10 3Pt, 0-2 FT), seven assists, three rebounds and three steals across 31 minutes during Monday's 109-106 loss to the Agua Caliente Clippers.
Waters logged South Bay's best point tally Monday. However, he won't score 23 points regularly while being a backup option to other guards like Mac McClung and Mason Jones.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Serves as backup
Waters logged three points (1-5 FG, 1-2 3Pt), two rebounds, one assist and one steal across 14 minutes during Thursday's 115-111 loss to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
South Bay acquired Waters from a Feb. 24 trade with the Wisconsin Herd. The Lakers will have him be their backup to guards Mac McClung and Mason Jones, players averaging more than 40 points per game combined.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Posts 26/10/3 line in G League
Waters tallied 26 points (10-17 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 10 assists, three rebounds, four steals and a blocked shot across 31 minutes Thursday in a loss to Maine.
Waters' scoring output led Wisconsin in the loss and was his highest mark since he scored 31 points versus Grand Rapids on Dec. 3. He complemented the effort Thursday with 10 assists for his second straight double-double. Waters has registered double-digit points and at least seven assists in each of his past seven games.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Logs inefficient double-double
Waters finished Sunday's G League loss to Fort Wayne with 16 points (5-18 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 10 assists, three rebounds and four steals across 41 minutes.
Waters struggled to find the bottom of the hoop -- especially from three-point range -- in the loss, but he did well as a playmaker to collect his third double-double for Wisconsin this season. The 24-year-old also tallied multiple thefts for the third straight contest and for the 15th time in 24 G League games. He is averaging 15.8 points, 6.2 dimes, 2.4 boards and 2.2 steals on the season.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Notches G League double-double
Waters totaled 11 points (4-12 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 0-2 FT), 10 assists, five rebounds and a steal over 37 minutes for Wisconsin in a loss to the Greensboro Swarm on Saturday.
Waters didn't shoot particularly well in the loss, but he did just enough offensively and on the boards to register his first double-double since Wisconsin's opening game of the G League campaign. The 5-foot-10 guard has dished at least seven dimes in each of his past three games and is averaging 5.9 assists along with 15.2 points, 2.5 boards, 2.6 three-pointers and 2.1 steals on the season.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Scores 19 points in G League return
Waters tallied 19 points (7-12 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six assists and two rebounds over 30 minutes for Wisconsin in Wednesday's loss to Long Island.
Waters played in three NBA games between Toronto and Washington in late December and early January, but he entered health and safety protocols Jan. 3 and subsequently saw his 10-day hardship contract expire. The 24-year-old thus returned to the G League, where he logged his first appearance with the Herd since mid-December. Waters led Wisconsin in scoring in the contest and figures to take on a prominent role with the G League squad unless he is summoned back to the NBA.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Contract lapses
The Wizards didn't re-sign Waters (COVID-19 health and safety protocols) after his 10-day contract expired Tuesday, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.
Waters made one eight-minute appearance during the first two days of his 10-day deal before entering the protocols Jan. 3. He should receive full clearance to resume basketball activities soon, but since the Wizards have seemingly overcome a recent wave of COVID-19-related absences, the team isn't expected to receive a roster exemption that would allow it to keep Waters around. Expect Waters to head back to the G League's Wisconsin Herd.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Tremont Waters: Enters health and safety protocols
Waters entered the league's health and safety protocols Monday.
Waters signed with the Wizards on Friday to provide assistance while the team is shorthanded in the backcourt, and he played eight minutes in his lone appearance with the club. Whether he tested positive for COVID-19 remains to be seen, he'll now be forced to spend some time away from the team.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Tremont Waters: Joins Wizards on hardship
Waters and the Wizards agreed to a 10-day hardship contract Friday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
Waters is coming off a 10-day hardship deal with the Raptors, where he played 42 minutes and posted eight points, seven assists, four rebounds and four steals. He could be in the rotation for as long as the Wizards are shorthanded in the backcourt.... See More ... See Less
Raptors' Tremont Waters: Signs hardship deal with Raptors
Waters signed a 10-day hardship contract with the Raptors on Tuesday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
As COVID cases continue to pile up for the Raptors, they'll bring in Waters on a 10-day deal to help compensate for the loss of Fred VanVleet and Malachi Flynn, who both entered protocols Tuesday morning. Waters has been playing with the Wisconsin Herd of the G League this season after failing to secure a second contract from the Celtics, who drafted him in the second round in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Scores 20 for Wisconsin on Saturday
Waters played 33 minutes in Wisconsin's loss to Grand Rapids on Saturday, finishing with 20 points (6-19 FG, 2-8 3Pt, 3-4 FT), five assists, one rebound and four steals.
Waters scored 51 points over the back-to-back weekend set against the Gold, though he made only 14 of 43 shot attempts. The 23-year-old has converted multiple three-pointers in each of his nine contests this season and is shooting 42.3 percent overall from deep, which isn't far off from the 45.2 percent mark he has registered from two-point range.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Racks up 31 points in G League
Waters played 39 minutes in Wisconsin's 131-127 victory versus Grand Rapids on Friday, posting 31 points (8-24 FG, 7-14 3Pt, 5-6 FT), six assists and two steals.
Waters went just 1-for-10 from two-point range in the win, but he drained half of his 14 attempts from deep en route to his most prolific scoring output of the campaign. The 5-foot-10 guard complemented the sharpshooting performance with six dimes while notching multiple steals for his fourth straight contest. He ranks fourth in the G League with 28 made three-pointers this season and is shooting 44.4 percent from beyond the arc.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Nets four more steals for Wisconsin
Waters played 31 minutes in Wisconsin's 124-116 win over Windy City in the G League on Monday, finishing with 14 points, eight assists, five rebounds and four steals.
Waters has collected four steals on three separate occasions this season and is averaging 2.7 thefts overall for Wisconsin. The 23-year-old is supplementing that number with 17.0 points, 6.2 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 three-pointers per contest in G League action. He is shooting an impressive 50.7 percent from the field and 45.0 percent from three-point range. Waters is looking to get back to the NBA level -- he played 37 games for the Boston Celtics over the previous two campaigns.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Totals five steals in G League game
Waters registered 20 points (9-18 FG, 2-7 3Pt), five assists, two rebounds and five steals over 33 minutes for Wisconsin in a 114-102 win over Fort Wayne on Sunday.
Waters flashed his offensive and defensive skill set in the win, posting his second game of 20-plus points and five-plus steals through five contests this season. The 23-year-old ranks among the top 15 leaguewide with 2.2 steals per contest on the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Produces 24 points, six steals
Waters played 33 minutes in Wisconsin's 121-116 win over Motor City on Thursday, tallying 24 points (7-13 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 3-3 FT), three rebounds, three assists and six steals.
Waters was one of four Wisconsin players with 20-plus points in the win, and he went an efficient 4-of-6 from beyond the arc. The 23-year-old also shined on defense with six thefts. Waters is off to a strong start to the season, having double-doubled in his previous outing.... See More ... See Less
Tremont Waters: Double-doubles in G League win
Waters totaled 17 points (6-10 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 12 assists, three rebounds and one steal over 32 minutes in Wisconsin's 126-124 victory over Cleveland on Monday.
The point guard made his debut with Wisconsin after spending most of last season with the Maine Red Claws. Waters also played in 37 games for the Celtics over the past two campaigns, averaging 3.8 points and 2.1 assists over 9.6 minutes. He looks to be in line for a starting role for the Herd this season.... See More ... See Less
Bucks' Tremont Waters: Let go by Milwaukee
Water was waived by the Bucks on Saturday, Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com reports.
Waters played 11.8 minutes per game across five preseason appearances for the Bucks and averaged 4.6 points and 2.0 assists. It's possible he lands in the G League.... See More ... See Less
Bucks' Tremont Waters: Joining Milwaukee for camp
Waters agreed Tuesday to a training camp contract with the Bucks, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
The Bucks have both a guaranteed roster spot and a two-way spot open, so Waters has a decent shot at making the team. He's appeared in 37 NBA games (four starts) since being drafted by the Celtics 51st overall in 2019, and he has career averages of 3.8 points and 2.1 assists in 9.6 minutes per game. The 5-foot-10 point guard has upside as a passer and defender, as he's averaged 7.9 assists and 2.5 steals per 36 minutes.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-10, 175 lbs
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|School: Louisiana State