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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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Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant
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Nick Friar
May 28, 2019 - 7:23 pm
Just over a week ago, Magic Johnson expressed the Lakers would be able to land Kyrie Irving or Kawhi Leonard, whichever Los Angeles prefers. The primary reason: LeBron James. And it’s not simply because of James’ ability on the court. Johnson made a point of saying “Once you get in the room and you...
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Nick Friar
May 26, 2019 - 7:15 am
Kyrie Irving continues to draw most of the attention of any Celtics player with his big decision pending — and Terry Rozier’s mini-media tour at an end. All eyes were on Irving throughout the regular season, as well, whether it was for the right reasons or the wrong ones. After him, Gordon Hayward’...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
April 24, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Kyrie Irving has previously stated he sought out Kobe Bryant’s advice regarding his career, particularly when he was rumored to be in a deal that would have sent him to Phoenix from Cleveland. Like many around the game, Irving respects the future Basketball Hall of Famer’s opinion, which is why it...
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Jayson Tatum
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John Tomase
November 10, 2018 - 12:36 pm
Jayson Tatum worshipped Kobe Bryant as a kid, so when he got the chance to work with his idol this summer, how could he refuse? The Celtics can be forgiven for wishing he had. A month into Tatum’s sophomore campaign, the talented 20-year-old has regressed. When last season ended, he was Boston’s...
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Alex Reimer
October 11, 2018 - 11:49 am
Last week, legendary NFL scribe Peter King generated headlines when he pledged he would no longer appear on Barstool Sports platforms, due to the company’s history of online harassment and misogynistic tone. King, a frequent guest on Barstool’s popular “Pardon My Take” podcast, made his...
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Jayson Tatum
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Josue Pavon
September 24, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Jayson Tatum had a productive summer. After finishing his rookie season just minutes away from the NBA Finals, Tatum spent the summer determined to improve his physique. He instead got something even better -- the chance to work with his idol. Tatum received a lot of phone calls from potential...
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Lucy Burdge
August 03, 2018 - 5:22 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: San Diego at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: LA Angels at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: NY Yankees at...
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Jayson Tatum
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Sara Civian
July 27, 2018 - 12:36 pm
Remember when Kobe Bryant broke down Jayson Tatum's game in his ESPN+ show, "The Detail," and Tatum watched it 25 times ? "That was really cool for me. Growing up, (Bryant) was my favorite player. That was really a special moment for me,” Tatum said at the time. "I've probably watched like 25 times...
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Alex Reimer
July 17, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Kobe Bryant now spends his days trying to entertain children with animated videos and ensemble podcast productions. One of the Mamba’s featured songs is about Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins profiles Bryant’s production company, which is located in Southern...
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