Former Vols in the NBA: Nov. 1 recap

Two former University of Tennessee basketball players played in the NBA Monday.

Four other former Volunteers did not play in their teams’ respective games for various reasons.

In Boston, the Celtics fell to Chicago, 128-114, at TD Garden.

Josh Richardson and Grant Williams both came off the bench for Boston against the Bulls.

Richardson recorded seven points, two assists and one rebound in 25 minutes. He was 3-for-7 from the field and went 1-for-4 from beyond the 3-point arc.

Williams played 12 minutes and finished with five rebounds and two assists.

In Memphis, the Grizzlies defeated Denver 106-97 at FedEx Forum. Yves Pons was inactive for the contest.

In Los Angeles, the Clippers defeated Oklahoma City, 99-94, at Staples Center. Keon Johnson did not play due to a coach’s decision.

In Philadelphia, the 76ers defeated Portland, 113-103. Tobias Harris missed the game due to health and safety protocols and Jaden Springer, a rookie and first-round draft pick, was inactive for the game.