"Nobody wants to come here and lose on the first night," said Williams, who had his grandmother and 2-year-old daughter in the stands. "Just trying to do anything in our power and will to come out with this victory and move on to tomorrow. I was just doing whatever my team needed me to do. I wasn't making shots early on so I wanted to pick up my slack in other places."
"I don't want to tell you guys, but he picked me like that the other day in practice," he said, smiling.