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Celtics’ Jayson Tatum speaks out on learning from Chris Paul during All-Star weekend

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum speaks out on learning from Chris Paul during All-Star weekend

Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum was able to pick Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul’s brain this past weekend in Chicago. Tatum played in his first All-Star game and was trying to take everything in, including getting some tips from one of the smartest basketball players of all time: “It’s real cool, especially […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum speaks out on learning from Chris Paul during All-Star weekend appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 17, 2020
Jayson Tatum was best player on Team USA at FIBA World Cup, per Joe Harris

Jayson Tatum was best player on Team USA at FIBA World Cup, per Joe Harris

Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Harris believes Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum was the best player on Team USA’s FIBA World Cup roster this past summer. Tatum only played in two games for Team USA because of a sprained ankle, missing both losses. The Celtics forward averaged 24.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in those […] The post Jayson Tatum was best player on Team USA at FIBA World Cup, per Joe Harris appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Feb 17, 2020
Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum go head-to-head at 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum go head-to-head at 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Walker’s fourth appearance and Tatum’s first went well and both emerged healthy Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker and forward Jayson Tatum both played in the 2020 NBA All-Star game on Sunday night. Tatum’s Team LeBron defeated Walker’s Team Giannis by a score of 157-155. This year’s version of the mid-season exhibition featured surprisingly competitive play, as the teams competed to win individual quarters. The fourth quarter had an untimed, alternate “Elam Ending”, which led to teams going hard down the stretch of the game. Walker was...
CelticsBlog Feb 16, 2020
All Star Game open thread - Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum represent

All Star Game open thread - Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum represent

Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via Talk about the game. Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker are representing the Celtics in the All Star game. In other words, there will be lots of dunks, fancy passes, three pointers from way down town, and absolutely, positively, no defense. Basically a pick up game on steroids. Follow along and discuss in the comments below.
CelticsBlog Feb 16, 2020
Midseason progress report: Jayson Tatum

Midseason progress report: Jayson Tatum

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald All ready an All-Star and on his way to becoming a bona fide two-way threat in the league, Tatum is beginning to show the world that he can do it all. Jayson Tatum is in his third NBA season. Just let that sink in a moment. Already an All-Star and on his way to becoming a bona fide two-way threat in the league, Tatum is beginning to show the world that he can do it all. Improving on both his offensive and defensive game in the off-season, he is hurting teams in ways that were unfathomable just twelve months ago. It’s no secret...
ClutchPoints Feb 15, 2020
Celtics star Jayson Tatum wants to join the 3-point contest in the future

Celtics star Jayson Tatum wants to join the 3-point contest in the future

Boston Celtics All-Star wing Jayson Tatum has openly expressed his desire to participate in the 3-point shootout. Jayson Tatum said he wants to do the 3-point shootout someday. — Marc DAmico (@Marc_DAmico) February 16, 2020 The 21-year-old already took home the Skills Competition in 2019, but he failed to repeat the feat in 2020 and […] The post Celtics star Jayson Tatum wants to join the 3-point contest in the future appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 15, 2020
Jayson Tatum claims Bradley Beal should have been an All-Star

Jayson Tatum claims Bradley Beal should have been an All-Star

Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum says Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal should be in Chicago for All-Star weekend. Tatum is just the latest NBA star who believes Beal was snubbed: Jayson Tatum was asked if there were any All-Star snubs this year. His answer: Brad [Beal] is definitely one of them. Hes averaging […] The post Jayson Tatum claims Bradley Beal should have been an All-Star appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Feb 15, 2020
Boston Celtics daily links 2/15/20

Boston Celtics daily links 2/15/20

Jayson Tatum at All Star Practice 2/15/20 | Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Kemba Walker’s star shines a little brighter in Celtic green Kevin Garnett basks in Celtic jersey retirement as he’s named a Hall of Fame finalist Globe Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett headline finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame Marcus Smart gives Valentine’s Day advice to Celtics fans on Twitter What Kevin Garnett said after he was named a Hall of Fame finalist Forget his 39 points, Jayson Tatum’s defense on Kawhi Leonard stood...
ClutchPoints Feb 15, 2020
Biggest questions for the Celtics at the All-Star break

Biggest questions for the Celtics at the All-Star break

The Boston Celtics are entering the All-Star break on one heck of a note, as they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers in a double-overtime thriller on Thursday night behind 39 points from Jayson Tatum. The win put the Celtics at 38-16, one loss behind the Toronto Raptors for second place in the Eastern Conference. This […] The post Biggest questions for the Celtics at the All-Star break appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Feb 14, 2020
Boston Celtics daily links 2/14/20

Boston Celtics daily links 2/14/20

Gordon Hayward vs Clippers 2/13/20 | Photo by Maddie Meyer/ All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Count Marcus Morris among those not surprised if Clippers, Celtics meet in NBA Finals On eve of his HOF nomination, Kevin Garnett still has a Garden presence Celtics beat Clippers in double overtime First-time All-Star Jayson Tatum enters the break on fire Globe Tatum scores 39, Celtics hold off Clippers 141-133 in 2OT Marcus Smart’s reaction to Kevin Garnett’s jersey retirement announcement Observations from the Celtics’ thrilling double-OT win over...
CelticsBlog Feb 14, 2020
Team defense clinches Celtics’ win over Clippers in double overtime thriller

Team defense clinches Celtics’ win over Clippers in double overtime thriller

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports In one of the most exciting games of the season, the Celtics’ team defense clamped down and had some big time stops against the best in the West. In one of the best games of the season, the Boston Celtics won an absolute thriller in double overtime against the Los Angeles Clippers. It was the last game before the All-Star break and both teams emptied the tank and put it all on the line. Once again, it was Jayson Tatum who stole the show scoring 39 points, just two shy of his career high. Whenever the Celtics needed a bucket, he stepped up and hit big...
CelticsBlog Feb 14, 2020
Jayson Tatum takes over with some help from his friends: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Clippers

Jayson Tatum takes over with some help from his friends: 10 Takeaways from Celtics/Clippers

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald Tatum gets the headlines, but several other Celtics made big plays late in a double-OT victory 1. The first Celtics/Clippers game in Los Angeles was pretty good. That one resulted in an overtime win for LA. This one? Even better, and that the Celtics won in double-overtime sweetened the pot. It was an instant classing. Making it a little more special was that it was two of the NBA’s best teams battling on a night where there were only two games. The eyes of the NBA world were watching and Boston came up big. 2. The guy who...
ClutchPoints Feb 14, 2020
Jayson Tatum admits it’s hard to keep a poker face because basketball is a game of emotions

Jayson Tatum admits it’s hard to keep a poker face because basketball is a game of emotions

The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Clippers required two extra periods on Thursday to determine the winner of what was a truly tremendous affair. It was Boston that finally emerged with a 141-133 victory in the epic showdown, with Celtics rising All-Star forward Jayson Tatum leading the way for his squad with a game-high […] The post Jayson Tatum admits it’s hard to keep a poker face because basketball is a game of emotions appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Feb 14, 2020
Celtics’ fight and toughness becoming their defining qualities

Celtics’ fight and toughness becoming their defining qualities

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports It took everything from the Celtics to claim a statement win over the Clippers. At the end of a draining six-week stretch in which the Boston Celtics didn’t have more than a day off in-between games, Thursday night's final tune-up before the All-Star break versus the Los Angeles Clippers offered to be a get-away game. Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum could have had their minds in Chicago, especially the 21-year-old Tatum, set to make his first All-Star appearance this weekend. Their teammates could have had their plane tickets for a tropical destination...
ClutchPoints Feb 14, 2020
Jayson Tatum has officially arrived as a superstar

Jayson Tatum has officially arrived as a superstar

Young Boston Celtics talent Jayson Tatum was always projected to be someone with special abilities that would translate to the NBA, but during the Kyrie Irving era of flat Earth and galaxy-brain thinking, there appeared to be some regressing. One would think, with their third-eye of course (hey, Kyrie!), maybe Tatum was closer to the […] The post Jayson Tatum has officially arrived as a superstar appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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