Jayson Tatum

Celtics forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
April 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Despite the Celtics finishing with their highest point total of the series, finishing off the Pacers 110-106, Game 4 was far from pretty. The Celtics couldn’t get things going offensively in the first half with Darren Collison and Cory Joseph playing air-tight defense on Kyrie Irving while the...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and forward Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
April 19, 2019 - 11:27 pm
The Pacers desperately needed a win in Game 3 and approached contest accordingly, from start to finish. That still wasn’t enough to knock off the Celtics, who matched Indiana’s intensity throughout, taking Game 3 104-96 on the road. With the exception of the Pacers’ response in the second quarter...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving shoots over Indiana Pacers guard Wesley Matthews and forward Thaddeus Young
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Nick Friar
April 17, 2019 - 11:07 pm
Jayson Tatum may have hit the decisive three-pointer and thrown down on Bojan Bogdanovic in the final minute of the fourth quarter, but there’s no question the Celtics walked out of Game 2 with a win because of Kyrie Irving. From start to finish, he was on another level offensively. In the first...
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Josue Pavon
April 08, 2019 - 12:15 am
The Celtics dropped their final home game of the regular season Sunday night against the Magic at TD Garden. The good news for the Celtics is they will have home-court advantage against the Pacers in the opening round of the playoffs, which kicks off next weekend. However, the bad news is the...
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Josue Pavon
March 27, 2019 - 8:29 am
For only the second time since before the All-Star break we saw Jayson Tatum finish with 20-plus points as he scored 21 points in a 116-106 win, snapping a four-game skid -- the longest Celtics losing streak of the year. Without Kyrie Irving, Tatum finished 9-of-17 from the floor, caught fire in...
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Alex Reimer
March 14, 2019 - 11:46 am
Jayson Tatum says he understands why Russell Westbrook fired back at the Jazz fan who was allegedly hurling vulgar insults at him. On Wednesday, the young Celtics star said he thinks players should be allowed to defend themselves against vehement verbal attacks. "People always expect us to turn the...
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Josue Pavon
March 07, 2019 - 6:07 am
SACRAMENTO, CA -- It was another big night for Gordon Hayward in another win for the Celtics. This time it wasn't a 30-point night for the veteran but rather a game-winner that put away the Kings in a 111-109 win at Sacramento. Boston had to fight for this one, as the Kings never let up as the...
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John Tomase
February 22, 2019 - 10:22 am
If Jayson Tatum wants to remain a Celtic for life, and Boston fans want to see Kyrie Irving in green beyond June, then the task over the next four months is pretty simple: win it all. No pressure. The Celtics' day of reckoning fast approaches with seemingly no way out of this current mess of a...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
February 17, 2019 - 9:50 pm
Jayson Tatum won the Skills Competition on Saturday night and then he made a bold prediction: the Celtics are going to win it all this year. Speaking to ESPN , Tatum did not mince words. "We're going to win the Finals this year," he said. "Feb. 16, Jayson Tatum said we're going to win the Finals...
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John Tomase
February 17, 2019 - 8:44 am
Jayson Tatum knows the Anthony Davis rumors will feature his name, front and center, until the situation with the Pelicans big man is resolved. But he also knows this: there's nowhere he'd rather be than Boston. Speaking to Sage Steele of ESPN at the All-Star Game, Tatum made his feelings for...
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