Jayson Tatum becoming the go-to scorer every team needs
Who would’ve ever predicted the incredible greatness #JaysonTatum is showing right now, just his 3rd #nba season? He’s an absolute force for #celtics You have to go back to maybe #LarryBird to find a #boston player this advanced at such a young age. Wow! #allstar ☘️✨— NYC Sights Sounds (@NYCSightsSounds) February 14, 2020
Jayson logged a team-high 47 minutes and poured in 39 points on 61% accuracy from the field and 50% on 3-pointers, all while taking down nine boards. It seems like Tatum has always been able to get a decent shot off at the NBA level, starting in his rookie year. But he has worked on his game, and it shows. Accolades to Gordon Hayward for his early faith in Jayson, and for being the steadying influence once supplied by the departed Al Horford.
The 2019-20 version of the Boston Celtics is truly a Team - with a capital "T". This is no knock on Kyrie Irving. The 2018-19 crew was simply a bad mix. This one is not. The Celtics's record stands at 38-16, projecting a 58-win season heading into the All-Star break.
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