Tremont Waters Celebrity Life
Tremont Waters, an American, plays the position of point guard for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played basketball for the LSU Tigers of Louisiana State University in his college years. Waters was selected 51th overall in the NBA draft by the Boston Celtics in 2019.
He was born on 10 January 1998 in New Haven, Connecticut to Late Edward Waters and Vanessa Waters. He is 22 years of age standing up to just 178 cm (5’10), two inches under 6 feet but with determination, skills, and efforts he plays for the Celtics. Many may know him from his nickname ‘H2O kid’ because of his actual name which resonates with the term.
Tremont Waters attended South Kent School in New Haven, an all-boys school where he played basketball for 3 years. In his senior year, he shifted to Notre Dame High School, West Haven and was selected for the Jordan Brand Classic. Initially, he was focused on Georgetown however de-committed after his coach, John Thompson III's dismiss from his post.
On 22 November 2018, Waters recorded 39 points in a 94-84 misfortune to Marquette. As a first-year recruit at Louisiana State University, Waters put down an average of 15.9 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 6.0 assists per game. He was selected to the Freshman All-SEC group and became the Freshman of the Year in Louisiana.
He then gave his name in the 2018 NBA draft without hiring an agent to save his university eligibility and returned to play his sophomore season at LSU in May 2018. He later made a contract in the coming year.
Boston Celtics (2019-Present)
Waters made his debut in hid professional career on November 25, 2019. He was chosen with the 51st by and large pick in the 2019 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics in the 2nd round on June 20, 2019. Waters played for the Celtics during the 2019 (National Basketball Association) NBA Summer League season and found the middle value of 10.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals, and 5.3 assists in 22.5 minutes in the initial four games, which helped the Celtics secure the main seed entering the tournament.
Despite the terrible and unforeseen misfortune of losing his father, Edward Waters to an evident suicide on 12 July 2019, he played 32 minutes in the tournament the next day on July 13. However, the Celtics missed their shot to the Grizzlies and were wiped out from the Summer League Championship tournament regardless of a 16 point exertion from Waters.
Then on 25 July 2019, the Celtics declared that they had signed a two-way contract with Waters, dividing his time with the Maine Red Claws. He was later recalled by the Celtics on 24 November 2019 after Kemba Walker got injured.
Despite his size, Waters made it into the professional league at a young age of 21. According to an interview, he said he was especially grateful to Isiah Thomas of the Celtics for paving the way for young players who had the heart of a true player who had a problem with their size. Waters further proved to us that size didn’t matter and that it was the heart that mattered with his amazing effort in this field.
This showed how focused Waters was in his career and his willpower to succeed in life. His father was a dedicated father who put his family before himself and always supported his son getting him to where he is. Tremont seems to be trying his best for himself and also his father who left the world in such a tragic way.
Awards and Honors
- First-team All-SEC (2019)
- SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year (2019)
- SEC All-Freshman Team (2018)