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  • • Jayson Tatum ‘better than Paul George,’ claims West exec
    After balling out in the NBA Bubble in this year’s playoffs, there’s a lot of hype building around Boston Celtics young superstar Jayson Tatum. The 22-year old is slowly evolving into being one the best two-way players in the league and one can argue that he’s even better than other highly-touted two-way players in the […] The post Jayson Tatum ‘better than Paul Georg...2020
  • • Celtics coach Brad Stevens explains why it’s difficult to guard Heat star Bam Adebayo
    During his conference call with reporters on Monday, Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens spoke about the difficulty of guarding Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo. Adebayo, who blocked Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum’s game-winning dunk attempt in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, has been putting up superstar numbers thus far in the […] The post Celtics coach Brad Stevens exp...2020
  • • Marcus Smart’s surprising description of Celtics’ post-Game 2 locker room blowup
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart had an interesting adjective to describe the scene in the locker room following the team’s Game 2 loss to the Miami Heat. Smart reportedly got into it with Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown after the game, leading to a “late-night meeting” involving Smart, Brown, Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum and head coach […] The post Marcus Smart’s surpri...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum slams idea that the Celtics are better without Gordon Hayward
    The Boston Celtics may have made it to the Eastern Conference Finals even without Gordon Hayward, but that doesn’t mean they do not need the veteran swingman. Just ask Jayson Tatum. In his postgame press conference after the Celtics beat the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the conference finals, Tatum addressed the talks about […] The post Jayson Tatum slams idea that the Celtics are better wi...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum gets real about Celtics’ locker room tension after Game 2 loss to Heat
    Was there tension in the Boston Celtics locker room after they dropped the first two games to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals? According to Jayson Tatum the answer is yes, but that tension was not a bad thing. Following the Celtics getting their first win of the series in Game 3, 117-106, […] The post Jayson Tatum gets real about Celtics’ locker room tension after Game ...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum Joins Kobe Bryant, LeBron James With This Wild Playoff Stat
    In case you haven’t notice, Jayson Tatum is a stud. The Celtics star posted 25 points in Boston’s Game 3 victory over the Miami heat on Saturday night. It’s not the first time he’s put up big numbers lately, either. Tatum now has 20-plus points in six consecutive games and 24 in his NBA career […] The post Jayson Tatum Joins Kobe Bryant, LeBron James With This Wild Pl...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum matches LeBron James with impressive playoff record in Game 3
    What do Jayson Tatum of the Celtics and LeBron James of the Lakers now have in common? They are the only two players in NBA history who have scored at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in four games in the postseason before turning 23. This feat was accomplished by Tatum tonight in […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum matches LeBron James with impressive playoff record in Gam...2020
  • • Celtics’ 6-0 record in one specific situation blemished by Game 2 loss
    Judging by statistics from their previous outings this season, the Boston Celtics should have won Game 2 of their best-of-seven series against the Miami Heat on Thursday. The boys from Beantown, after all, have gone 6-0 in games were their three-headed monster of Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Kemba Walker each eclipsed 20 points in […] The post Celtics’ 6-0 record in one specific sit...2020
  • • Heat’s Bam Adebayo reveals what happened to his fingers on game-saving block of Jayson Tatum
    Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo had one of the greatest blocks in playoff history in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Boston Celtics swingman Jayson Tatum. With the game on the line, Adebayo stuffed Tatum on a dunk attempt, preserving the Heat’s Game 1 victory. The play was so stellar that Los […] The post Heat’s Bam Adebayo reveals what happened to his fingers on g...2020
  • • Bam Adebayo says two of his fingers went numb after Jayson Tatum block in Eastern Conference finals
    A small price to pay for a game-saving play...2020

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Jayson Tatum injury and suspension

  • • Sixers’ Tobias Harris returns to game after scary fall results in bloody head injury
    Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris suffered a scary-looking injury after crashing to the floor in the third quarter of Game 3 against the Boston Celtics. Harris went up to block Jayson Tatum’s shot, but got clipped by Tatum’s trail leg and came crashing down to the floor: Harris slammed his head, blood coming from the […] The post Sixers’ Tobias Harris returns to game...2020
  • • Report: Celtics’ Jayson Tatum wants star treatment from officials
    Boston Celtics guard Jayson Tatum became a bona fide star in his third NBA season, and the 22-year-old thinks he’s deserving of accordingly preferential treatment from the referees. According to Joe Vardon of The Athletic, “Tatum is tired of not getting star treatment from officials and has been complaining about it on the bench and […] The post Report: Celtics’ Jayson Tatu...2020
  • No, Jayson Tatum will not sit out Orlando restart due to injury concerns
    • No, Jayson Tatum will not sit out Orlando restart due to injury concerns
    Tatum wants injury insurance as he will get a max contract extension this summer, but he is going to play....2020
  • • The reason why Jayson Tatum won’t sit out of NBA restart
    Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum was among the rumored names that would likely sit out of the NBA’s 2019-20 restart in Orlando. A report from The New York Daily News cited concerns about a potential injury hindering his chances at a multi-million contract extension of his rookie deal, one a source vehemently denied: “Not true,” […] The post The reason why Jayson Tatum won’t si...2020
  • • Kemba Walker reveals Celtics’ main advantage over opponents
    The NBA season is still up in the air due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that doesn’t mean teams are not preparing for the possible resumption of the season. Prior to the suspension of the season, the Boston Celtics were among the top teams in the Eastern Conference. All-Stars Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum were […] The post Kemba Walker reveals Celtics’ main advantage over op...2020
  • • One trade the Boston Celtics need to make in the offseason
    With Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Gordon Hayward leading the way, the Boston Celtics experienced some sort of revival in the 2019-20 season. Far from the dysfunctional and messy 2018-19 campaign, the Celtics were actually legitimate title contenders before the season was suspended due to COVID-19. Unfortunately, with the future of the NBA […] The post One trade the Boston Ce...2020
  • • Celtics' Jayson Tatum says he hasn't touched a basketball since NBA suspended season
    The rising star blamed Boston's weather for his inability to shoot at home...2020
  • • USA Basketball cancels Nike Hoop Summit
    Amidst a slew of cancellations and postponements around the sports world due to the coronavirus outbreak, USA Basketball announced Friday it is suspending all events until further notice. The 2020 Nike Hoop Summit, scheduled to take place in Portland, Ore., on April 10, — with practices during the days leading up to the event — has been cancelled, according to USA Basketball’s press release. The e...2020
  • • Marcus Smart could be suspended after going after referee
    Marcus Smart picked a bad time to show a lack of restraint. Smart went after referee John Goble after the Boston Celtics blew a lead and lost 129-120 to the Brooklyn Nets in overtime on Tuesday night. Smart was upset about a foul call at the end of regulation that not only fouled him out of the game, but also put Caris LeVert at the free throw line to tie the game. Not only might Smart be suspende...2020
  • • Seven biggest breakout stars of the 2019-20 NBA season
    With the NBA regular season nearing the home stretch, there has been a number of players who have upped their games this season. Despite  being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, Deandre Ayton flew  under the radar as a rookie last season. That’s no longer the case.  Meanwhile, Both Brandon Ingram and Jayson Tatum earned All-Star  appearances for the first time this season. Each wing is...2020

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Jayson Tatum trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Brad Stevens reacts to Nick Nurse controversy ahead of Game 7
    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens had a perfect answer worthy of a politician when asked about the hoopla surrounding rival Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse, who was standing eerily close to the court when a Jayson Tatum pass darted his way during Game 6. The Raptors coach received flak for being too close to the […] The post Brad Stevens reacts to Nick Nurse controversy ahead of Game 7 appe...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum reveals the secret behind his huge leap this season
    Jayson Tatum arrived in the NBA with a splash after the Boston Celtics traded their would-be No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, taking back the third overall selection as part of a trade bundle. Then a rookie out of Duke, the 6-foot-8 Tatum shot the lights out — a stout 47.5% from the floor […] The post Jayson Tatum reveals the secret behind his huge leap this season appeared first on Clu...2020
  • • Kyrie Irving’s message to Jayson Tatum on way out of Boston
    Kyrie Irving had a notable message for Jayson Tatum as he left the Boston Celtics. The two players, both Duke alums, had bonded during Tatum’s pre-draft process, his selection to the Celtics, and reconnected once Irving was traded in the summer of 2017. Irving’s message was short and sweet: “Ky told me this is my […] The post Kyrie Irving’s message to Jayson Tatum on way out of B...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jaylen Brown told Danny Ainge to draft Jayson Tatum over Josh Jackson in 2017
    Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge made one of the great trades in NBA history in 2017, when he sent the No. 1 overall pick in the draft to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the No. 3 pick and a protected future first-rounder. Ainge preferred Duke’s Jayson Tatum over presumptive top pick Markelle Fultz out […] The post Celtics’ Jaylen Brown told Danny Ainge to draft Jayson...2020
  • • Tatum: Lot at stake for players in contract years
    Celtics star Jayson Tatum is eligible to sign a contract extension this fall, and he says players in his situation or who are entering free agency "are putting a lot on the line" under the agreement reached by the NBA and the NBPA entering the restart....2020
  • • Jayson Tatum reportedly 'leaning toward' max contract extension with Celtics
    The 22-year-old All-Star forward has two years left on his four-year, $30 million contract but the extension could reportedly earn him between $181 million and $217 million....2020
  • • RUMOR: How Jayson Tatum plans to handle max contract extension discussions
    Jayson Tatum has got some decisions to make once the Boston Celtics 2019-20 season comes to a close. The star swingman has an impending max-level extension awaiting him as soon as he becomes eligible to receive it. Tatum, a newly-minted All-Star this season, can sign for four or five years. He can also turn down […] The post RUMOR: How Jayson Tatum plans to handle max contract extension disc...2020
  • • Three Years Ago Today, The Celtics Drafted Jayson Tatum at No. 3 Overall
    On this day, three years ago Danny Ainge traded away the first overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft to... »...2020
  • • No, Jayson Tatum will not sit out Orlando restart due to injury concerns
    Tatum wants injury insurance as he will get a max contract extension this summer, but he is going to play....2020
  • • Jayson Tatum not planning to sit out remainder of season despite reluctance to play in Orlando, per reports
    Tatum is in line for a max contract extension from the Celtics this offseason...2020

Jayson Tatum stats

  • • Celtics’ 6-0 record in one specific situation blemished by Game 2 loss
    Judging by statistics from their previous outings this season, the Boston Celtics should have won Game 2 of their best-of-seven series against the Miami Heat on Thursday. The boys from Beantown, after all, have gone 6-0 in games were their three-headed monster of Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Kemba Walker each eclipsed 20 points in […] The post Celtics’ 6-0 record in one specific sit...2020
  • Jayson Tatum scores 34, Boston holds of Damian Lillard, Portland for win
    • Jayson Tatum scores 34, Boston holds of Damian Lillard, Portland for win
    The Boston Celtics built a big lead early before holding on for a 128-124 victory....2020
  • • Jayson Tatum scores 30, Celtics beat Pacers to clinch playoff spot
    Marcus Smart's leaning bank shot in the final minute gave the Celtics' the lead....2020
  • • Celtics' Jayson Tatum taking the trade rumors in stride
    Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has heard his name in trade rumors lately, but he’s accepting it as part of life in the NBA, writes A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston.  Tatum is considered a key figure in the Celtics’ push to acquire Anthony Davis, and although rumors have quieted with the passing of the trade deadline, they are sure to ramp up again this summer. “I get asked that question a lot...2019
  • • NBA scores, highlights, updates: Damian Lillard sets Blazers scoring record; Jayson Tatum dunks all over Paul George
    While there are only four games on the NBA docket for Thursday, a number of playoff contenders will be in action...2018
  • • Terry Rozier expresses frustration over his minutes
    The Boston Celtics have a lot of good players and not as many minutes to go around, which has left Terry Rozier frustrated early in the season. Rozier put together his best season in the NBA last year, posting career-highs in many meaningful stats. Some of those numbers came during the absence Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart. With both players now healthy, Rozier has seen a reduction in minutes as h...2018

Jayson Tatum kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Jayson Tatum’s son Deuce visits father in NBA bubble ahead of Celtics-Heat ECF
    As if Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum needs more motivation heading to the Eastern Conference finals, his son Deuce is visiting him in the Orlando bubble. Tatum confirmed the exciting development on his IG story, posting a photo of Deuce boarding a plane en route to Orlando. He captioned the post with “PJ Deuce can’t […] The post Jayson Tatum’s son Deuce visits father in N...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum pens emotional letter for son on Father’s Day
    Boston Celtics All-Star swingman Jayson Tatum became a father just two months after he started his NBA career. On this Father’s Day, the 22-year-old is eternally grateful to have his son, Deuce, in his life. Tatum wrote a letter to Deuce, saying: “You have changed my life for the better and have shaped me into […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum pens emotional letter for son...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum talks possibility of Celtics trading for Anthony Davis: 'I'd trade me too'
    Tatum was responding to a comment his father made about trading him if he weren't his son...2019
  • • How Celtics' Jayson Tatum is using his NBA success to power a foundation for single mothers like his own
    Tatum's mom, who's been a huge influence in her son's life, always preached social responsibility that comes with stardom...2018
  • Jayson Tatum’s Dad Promises Big Things From Son After Kobe Bryant Workout
    • Jayson Tatum’s Dad Promises Big Things From Son After Kobe Bryant Workout
    Will the tips Jayson Tatum received from his idol propel him into the NBA’s stratosphere? Justin Tatum, father of the... »...2018

Top Jayson Tatum news

  • • Kyrie Irving’s message to Jayson Tatum on way out of Boston
    2020
  • • Jayson Tatum joins Kobe Bryant with rare Game 7 milestone
    Jayson Tatum had quite a performance on Friday, as he helped the Boston Celtics to an amazing Game 7 series-clinching victory over the Toronto Raptors. In the process, Tatum matched a long-standing statistical record that was held by none other than the late, great Kobe Bryant. Tatum finished Friday’s contest with 29 points, 12 rebounds, […] The post Jayson Tatum joins Kobe Bryant with...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum breaks himself and Celtics out of slump with career-high 41 points in just three quarters
    Tatum finished 16-of-22 from the field to lead the Celtics over the Pelicans...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jaylen Brown told Danny Ainge to draft Jayson Tatum over Josh Jackson in 2017
    2020
  • • Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum speak out on rough Game 4 performance
    The Toronto Raptors made life difficult for Boston Celtics young studs Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown in Game 4 on Saturday. The 100-93 win evened up their Eastern Conference semi-finals series, 2-2. Brown particularly struggled with his shot. He shot just 4-of-18 from the field and 2-of-11 from beyond the arc to finish with 14 […] The post Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum speak out on rough Game 4...2020
  • • Jayson Tatum’s Game 7 heroics not only saved Celtics’ season but Grant Williams’ career
    Boston Celtics rookie Grant Williams had a chance to give his team a safe four-point lead with 35 seconds left in Game 7. Unfortunately, Williams missed both free throws which would’ve banished him from the team. But good for him, Jayson Tatum was able to snag the offensive rebound, saving the Celtics’ series and probably […] The post Jayson Tatum’s Game 7 heroics not only ...2020
  • • Gregg Popovich: Jayson Tatum ‘Could Be Like Kawhi and Paul George’
    Jayson Tatum could one day be like Kawhi Leonard and Clippers teammate Paul George, according to Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich. Prior to the compliment, however, Pop playfully trashed Tatum’s poor defense in front of his Team USA teammates last summer. The 21-year-old took those words to heart, working harder than ever to become a […] The post Gregg Popovich: Jayson Tatum ‘Coul...2020
  • • Celtics' Jayson Tatum gets third straight 30-point game and makes history in win over Jazz
    Tatum becomes first player since Shaquille O'Neal to have three straight games of at least 30 points on 60 percent shooting...2020
  • • Report: Celtics furious at Raptors coach Nick Nurse for being on court for crucial Jayson Tatum turnover
    The Toronto Raptors’ 125-122 double-overtime victory on Wednesday against the Boston Celtics was mired with controversy at the final buzzer, with both teams exchanging words following the tightly fought encounter. One of the issues after the game was the involvement of Raptors head coach Nick Nurse in a crucial Jayson Tatum turnover down the stretch. […] The post Report: Celtics furiou...2020
  • • Celtics' Jayson Tatum ties career high vs. Lakers, becomes youngest player in epic rivalry to score 40 points
    Tatum finished with 41 points, but it wasn't enough for the Celtics, who fell to the Lakers, 114-112...2020

Jayson Tatum schedule, game

  • • Jayson Tatum ‘better than Paul George,’ claims West exec
    2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum matches LeBron James with impressive playoff record in Game 3
    2020
  • • Heat’s Bam Adebayo reveals what happened to his fingers on game-saving block of Jayson Tatum
    2020
  • • Bam Adebayo and the 6 best blocks in NBA playoff history
    Miami Heat All-Star Bam Abedayo has blocked 210 shots in his three-year NBA career (including playoffs) — but none had been as impressive nor significant than his insane rejection in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night. With four seconds remaining and the Heat leading by two, Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum […] The post Bam Adebayo and the 6 best blocks in NBA playoff...2020
  • • Where Jayson Tatum’s ‘shimmy’ ranks among the league’s best, per Antoine Walker
    Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has been on the receiving end of some high praise of late after he’s played a key role for the C’s and their amazing run in the playoffs thus far. However, one man who does not seem to be impressed with one specific aspect of Tatum’s game is none other […] The post Where Jayson Tatum’s ‘shimmy’ ranks among the leagueR...2020
  • • Heat’s Bam Adebayo makes NBA playoff history with block on Jayson Tatum
    Bam Adebayo of the Miami Heat is in the record books as the first player to block a potential game-tying or go-ahead dunk in the final minute of a playoff game since the advent of play-by-play in the 1996-97 NBA season. Per Marc J. Spears of ESPN, Adebayo’s block of Jayson Tatum of the Boston […] The post Heat’s Bam Adebayo makes NBA playoff history with block on Jayson Tatum app...2020
  • Watch Bam Adebayo’s insane block of Jayson Tatum on more time
    • Watch Bam Adebayo’s insane block of Jayson Tatum on more time
    Best block of these playoffs, and this will be up there with the great blocks in NBA playoff history....2020
  • • Magic Johnson reacts to Bam Adebayo’s game-saving block on Jayson Tatum
    Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson believes Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo’s game-saving block on Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals is the best defensive play he’s ever seen in the playoffs. Bam Adebayo’s block on Jayson Tatum’s dunk attempt was the best defensive play I’ve […] The post Magic Johnson reacts to Bam Adebayo...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum joins Kobe Bryant, LeBron James among playoff elites with Game 1 performance vs. Heat
    Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum has scored at least 20 points 21 times in a playoff game before the age of 23. Only Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Derrick Rose have scored 20 points in a playoff contest before turning 23 more times than Tatum. Tatum in elite company 📈 pic.twitter.com/Zalc56XwOg — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum join...2020
  • • NBA DFS: Jayson Tatum and optimal FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for Sept. 17, 2020
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2020

Jayson Tatum rumors, scandals

  • • Report: Celtics furious at Raptors coach Nick Nurse for being on court for crucial Jayson Tatum turnover
    2020
  • • Video: Celtics’ Jayson Tatum follows in Kemba Walker’s footsteps with end-of-quarter buzzer-beater
    The Boston Celtics are exhibiting a flair for the dramatic in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Toronto Raptors. Celtics point guard Kemba Walker drilled a 3-pointer to end the first half after a little bit of a scramble, giving Boston a 17-point lead entering the break: CARDIAC KEMBA AT THE BUZZER […] The post Video: Celtics’ Jayson Tatum follows in Kemba Walker&...2020
  • • Report: Kyrie Irving has grown ‘disengaged and detached’ from Celtics
    The Boston Celtics have been in a bad spot lately, and Kyrie Irving’s mood has apparently deteriorated along with it. According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, Irving has grown “disengaged and detached” from others in the Boston Celtics’ organization, with the change in demeanor happening around the time that speculation about his future hit a fever pitch. One source added that there is a belief ...2019
  • • Report: Jayson Tatum wouldn’t mind being traded to the Pelicans
    If an offseason trade were to send Anthony Davis to the Boston Celtics, Jayson Tatum reportedly wouldn’t mind heading to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange. On a podcast with Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst noted that the “gossip” suggests that Tatum would like to be a franchise guy somewhere and that New Orleans might be that place. “It’s gossip, but the gossip is Jays...2019
  • • Watch: Jayson Tatum throws down massive dunk on alley-oop
    Jayson Tatum and the Celtics were having their way with a solid Charlotte Hornets team in Boston on Wednesday evening. Dealing with the backdrop of trade rumors surrounding a couple of their young stars, the Celtics took their frustration out on Charlotte in a big way. They built a 23-point lead after three quarters. Youngster Jayson Tatum played a huge role — dropping 20 points on 9-of-15 shootin...2019
  • • Kyrie Irving rips young Celtics teammates after loss
    Celtics veteran point guard Kyrie Irving was critical of the team’s young players after Saturday’s 105-103 loss to the Magic, and he did not hold back one bit. Irving was seen confronting teammate Gordon Hayward over the Celtics forward’s decision on an inbounds play in the game’s final seconds. Hayward elected to throw the ball to Jayson Tatum in the corner, which resulted in a contested fadeaway...2019

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