Jayson Tatum’s initial whiff of what’s about to commence in Game 6 Friday night is almost too intoxicating. The Celtics star has played in three Eastern Conference Finals at the age of 24, and following his 31-point Game 4 performance against Miami, he ended up tied with Larry Bird for the most career playoff points…Tatum wants to get it right in Game 6 — Boston Herald
Though a win over Milwaukee Thursday night would have clinched second place and a first-round playoff series against a play-in tournament team, the Celtics, citing health concerns, sat Jayson Tatum and Al Horford on the second night of a back-to back swing. Tatum, who has received treatment recently for right knee soreness, and Horford, with…Celtics Notebook: Jayson Tatum, Al Horford sit out vs. Milwaukee — Boston Herald
Before Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum became an NBA superstar, he was a Duke Blue Devil, as were many of the game’s greatest players. Tatum was asked to give his thoughts on the first March Madness matchup between Duke and the North Carolina Tar Heels. “Coach K’s last year, really can’t write it up any […]Jayson Tatum’s Take On First Ever Duke-UNC Final Four Matchup — NESN.com
As much as the NBA’s MVP debate includes a number of intriguing possibilities — Jayson Tatum’s stock has certainly risen since the start of the year — few can dispute that the reigning award winner is on track to repeat. The Celtics went up against Nikola Jokic for the second time this season on Sunday…Celtics notebook: Taking on the MVP — Boston Herald
Glen Davis showed up wearing a “Respect the Logo” T-shirt and, during one break in the action, stood and exchanged chatter with Kevin Durant from his second row baseline seat. 866 more wordsTatum scores 54, leads Celtics to 126-120 win over Brooklyn — Boston Herald
Asked about Sunday’s difference, Kyrie Irving offered a name: “Jayson Tatum.” The Celtics star scored 54 points in the presence of two of his friends and idols — Irving and Kevin Durant — and once again left little doubt about his ascendance into the NBA’s upper tier. Including his 51-point performance in last season’s play-in…Celtics Notebook: Tatum takes charge in the presence of his idols — Boston Herald
As the fourth player among Eastern Conference frontcourt players in fan voting – and still a possibility as an all-star starter once the injured Kevin Durant does the expected and bows out of the festivities in Cleveland – Tatum’s inclusion was a given.Jayson Tatum savors third straight all-star appearance — Boston Herald
“I don’t know. Maybe stuff like this happens every once in a while.”Jayson Tatum’s shooting slump continues, he’s missed last 20 3-pointers — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
Speculation has swirled about the possibility of the Boston Celtics having to break up the combination of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum due to the fact the two stars, as many have expressed, “can’t play together.” It’s caused Brown to be included in internet trades with the Atlanta Hawks, the Philadelphia 76ers and a number […]Jayson Tatum-Jaylen Brown Development Good News For (Some) Celtics Fans — NESN.com
BOSTON — Jaylen Brown understands that everyone has the right to their own opinion when it comes to the cohesiveness of Jayson Tatum and Brown, but he remains of the mindset that a continued partnership will benefit the Boston Celtics. “I think we can play together. We have played together well for the majority of […]How Jaylen Brown Feels About Long-Term Potential With Jayson Tatum — NESN.com
The Celtics have fallen on the wrong side of too many close games this season. Boston’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Christmas Day was just the latest example. Sure, take the loss with a grain of salt, considering Boston was incredibly shorthanded against the reigning NBA champs. But in games decided by five points […]Celtics Wing Jayson Tatum Leads NBA In Fourth Quarter Scoring — NESN.com
The Celtics had chemistry problems with Kyrie Irving. They had chemistry problems after Kyrie Irving.NBA assistant coach: ‘Jayson Tatum is about Jayson Tatum. I don’t think he cares about winning now’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
“The anonymous coach’s criticism is also overly harsh. Tatum defends well. He isn’t just preoccupied with scoring.
Tatum’s big problem: He doesn’t pass well enough for how much the ball is in his hands. But he’s just 23 and still learning. He can improve his skills and become more capable of winning on his terms. Or he can adjust his game to fit better into a team construct. Probably both.
Will he strike the right balance to maximize winning?
Who knows? Of the numerous rising stars to face this challenge, some really figure it out. Others don’t.”