Jayson Tatum Does Jayson Tatum Things

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Jayson Tatum goes up for the dunk as Philadelphia’s Ben Simons (25), Joel Embiid (21), and Dario Saric (9) look one

Some were worried about a second-year drought for Jayson Tatum. Well, it hasn’t been too long, but Jayson Tatum’s sophomore season started off with a bang last night in TD Garden, where Jayson went for a game-high 23 points and snagged 9 rebounds. There’s an excellent ESPN story hereΒ by one of the greats, Jackie MacMullan, about his journey to becoming a budding star and how he handles that along with his own personal life, mainly concerning his son. You have to tip your hat to a dad that will do this:

That’sΒ adorable. But anyway, Jayson Tatum performed very well vs. Philadelphia and we’re thrilled to see what he can do for a Celtics team that’s on the rise.

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