“I think people have no idea. These college kids come in and think they’re prepared, and they’re not, and so I think he’s learning all that but he loves it. He enjoys it.
“It’s good [that he plays for Williams], but it doesn’t matter in another way. The good part is I know Monty, but I don’t ever call Monty about it. In some ways I don’t like it, because I don’t talk to Monty as much. With all my kids, I make a conscious choice to stay away from the coach.”
Doc often says that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and even Paul Pierce detected before he did that Austin was a professional prospect. This moment is not lost on him.
“That’s amazing,” he said. “That’s what every father dreams.
“Whenever your kid reaches a dream, it’s no better dream, and to be that close to it will be pretty cool for me.”