Boston Celtics forward Grant Williams had a famous last word moment in Monday night’s overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

In the fourth quarter, Williams had a chance to give Boston the lead and likely the win with less than 1 second left on the clock. Williams was fouled attempting a shot and assured Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell that he was going to make both shots.

It did not.

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The game went to overtime and Cleveland would go on to win 118-114.

Grant Williams, #12 of the Boston Celtics, shoots during the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on March 6, 2023 in Cleveland.

Grant Williams, #12 of the Boston Celtics, shoots during the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on March 6, 2023 in Cleveland. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

«He gave us both, but I didn’t rule out Marcus Smart for the tip and that’s what I’m thinking about,» Mitchell said after the game. «Thank God he missed them and we got the win.»

Mitchell played in 47 minutes and scored 40 points on 14-of-34 shooting. He had 11 rebounds and four assists. Evan Mobley scored 15 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in 41 minutes. Lamar Stevens came off the bench and had eight points and eight rebounds. Stevens was over 18 during the game.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Lamar Stevens, #8, celebrates after scoring against the Boston Celtics during overtime of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 6, 2023, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Lamar Stevens, #8, celebrates after scoring against the Boston Celtics during overtime of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 6, 2023, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

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Cleveland coach JB Bickerstaff gave Stevens a lot of credit after the game. Stevens entered the game with Cleveland trailing by 14 points, but made the most of his minutes.

«There’s no way we’re going to win that game without Lamar,» Bickerstaff said. «He changed the tone, the physique, the effort.»

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell, #45, shoots a three-point basket against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, #36, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday March 6, 2023, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell, #45, shoots a three-point basket against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, #36, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday March 6, 2023, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

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The victory moved Cleveland to 41-26 on the season and Boston fell to 45-21. The Celtics sat two games behind the Milwaukee Bucks in the race for the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Cleveland sits in fourth place, 6.5 games behind Milwaukee.

Associated Press contributed to this report.