Jayson Tatum

Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
October 25, 2019 - 9:35 pm
The Raptors were on fire from deep against the Celtics. Heading into the final quarter, Toronto was 16-for-31 from three. Although the Raptors finished 18-for-36 from deep, the Celtics didn’t allow as many threes in the final quarter, which helped Boston earn its first win of the season, as the...
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Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
October 24, 2019 - 8:52 am
With Kemba Walker struggling from three and Jayson Tatum scuffling in the paint, Gordon Hayward needed to shoot often more earlier in the game against the Sixers.
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Ben Simmons and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Ben Simmons had his way with the Celtics in the paint. Boston had a rough shooting performance from the floor. But there was one driving force that led to the Celtics’ 107-93 loss in Philadelphia: missed free throws. The Celtics only made 20 of their 34 free-throw attempts (58.8%). That’s 14 free...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 23, 2019 - 7:00 am
The NBA season is underway and it’s time for a “fresh start” in Boston. Here’s the season preview for the 2019-20 Celtics: Driving force... Signing Kemba Walker in the offseason was huge. Gordon Hayward being back to full-strength is important. But Boston’s success this year is reliant on one...
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Lucy Burdge
October 22, 2019 - 7:59 am
Julian Edelman posted a celebratory Instagram after Patriots' win over Jets. Jayson Tatum and Isaiah Thomas congratulate Jaylen Brown on Celtics extension.
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 14, 2019 - 4:02 pm
The Celtics have picked up Jayson Tatum's option for next season.
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 11, 2019 - 10:25 pm
A lot has been made of Jayson Tatum’s comments from Celtics Media Day about his shot selection. He said he was going to take more threes and drive to the rim at a greater frequency. Naturally, that would mean he’s going to take fewer mid-range jumpers. Tatum told WEEI.com he isn’t abandoning the...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 11, 2019 - 9:34 pm
If not for Terrence Ross, this game would’ve been a lot uglier. The Magic also didn’t have Nikola Vucevic, who would normally make a big difference. But the way the Celtics looked in Friday’s 100-75 win, his presence might’ve had a limited impact on the outcome. Romeo Langford finally made his...
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Tacko Fall
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Nick Friar
October 06, 2019 - 6:31 pm
Now that the Celtics have a 7-foot-7 big man in Tacko Fall, the NBA just had to re-measure all of its players prior to the 2019-20 season. In the course of re-measuring everyone, the NBA decided to list players’ heights without shoes on, having previously measured them with shoes on. Fall is still...
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Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
October 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
As analytics become more important in the NBA, the mid-range jumper seems to be less valued. Why shoot a two from 15 feet when you can take a few steps back for a three or drive and draw a foul or finish at the rim, right? But the mid-range jumper has always been something the best scorers have at...
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