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Jayson Tatum Lights It Up For The Celtics (Again)

As Boston wins a spot in the playoffs

Washington Wizards v Boston Celtics - Play-In Tournament
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MAY 18: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics reacts during the second half of a game in the play-in tournament against the Washington Wizards at TD Garden on May 18, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Getty Images

Former Blue Devil Jayson Tatum has had a brilliant season for the Boston Celtics, which is fortunate since the Celtics have had a tough road all season. Tatum’s season is even more remarkable given his bout with Covid which saw him using an inhaler for some time.

He continued it on Tuesday night in Boston’s play-in game against the Washington Wizards, racking up 50 points.

For their trouble, Boston gets the Brooklyn Nets which means that Tatum will go up against Brotherhood member Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets, a team they haven’t defeated this season.

The amazing thing is that it’s only Tatum’s third highest output of the season. He had 53 against Minnesota and 60 against San Antonio.

We thought he’d be a good NBA player but we had no idea he’d be capable of this.