Jayson Tatum

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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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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John Tomase
February 17, 2019 - 8:34 am
Leave it to Jayson Tatum to turn a contest that basically boiled down to who could dribble fastest between cones into high drama. The second-year Celtics forward won the NBA Skills Competition at All-Star weekend on Saturday night with a shot that needs to be seen to be believed. Needing to make a...
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Josue Pavon
February 08, 2019 - 7:02 am
For Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, the NBA trade deadline was a stressful day. Unsure if whether the Celtics were going to trade him or not, Tatum waited patiently until the deadline came and went before he was able to relax knowing he wasn't going to be leaving Boston anytime soon (for now, at...
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John Tomase
January 31, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Jayson Tatum opened eyes as a dunker last season, throwing down monster slams despite only being a teenager. But what he did on Wednesday night in a blowout victory over the Hornets might top them all. After missing a 3 and watching the long rebound carom out to Terry Rozier, Tatum dove baseline...
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Josue Pavon
January 31, 2019 - 9:07 am
Jayson Tatum is doing his best to not get caught up in the rumors surrounding the Celtics and Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis. Although the Celtics aren't interested in acquiring Davis before the NBA's trade deadline on February 7, expect Boston to make an offer over the summer if the superstar big...
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John Tomase
January 30, 2019 - 3:58 pm
It is accepted NBA wisdom that the least productive shot in the game is the long 2-pointer. Retreat a couple of feet into 3-point territory, and the shot's value increases by 50 percent. Drive to the basket, and the odds of scoring soar. Jayson Tatum often operates in the NBA's dead zone, however,...
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Josue Pavon
January 15, 2019 - 4:20 am
BROOKLYN – When the news of Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart broke Monday morning, Brad Stevens knew he was going to have a thin back court heading into the Celtics' matchup against the Nets. However, what he couldn't foresee was essentially missing half of his rotation. There were guys that were...
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