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Jayson Tatum will miss Thursday's contest against the Washington Wizards due to a left ankle sprain.
Tatum is likely getting a rest day as the Celtics clinched the 3-seed in the Eastern Conference. Tatum will have a few extra days to get ready to face the 76ers in the first round of the playoffs. Grant Williams will likely get a boost in minutes with Tatum out on Thursday.
Jayson Tatum caught fire late in Sunday’s win over the Magic, scoring 29 points on 10-of-24 shooting, with nine rebounds, six assists, one steal, one block, four triples, and four turnovers.
Tatum got off to a slow start with Gordon Hayward shouldering the load offensively in the first half. Tatum played well down the stretch to help the Celtics get the overtime win. He ended the game with the highest +/- of any Celtic at +14. He’ll look to continue finding success Tuesday when Boston takes on Memphis.
Jayson Tatum scored 18 points (7-14 FG, 2-3 FT) with seven rebounds, four assists, two steals, two three's, and three turnovers across 28 minutes in a 22-point win against the Toronto Raptors.
Tatum was a tough cover tonight, continually attacking the basket with a soft floater and knocking down pull-up jumpers around the painted area and perimeter. The Celtics are surging, and Tatum wasn't needed for a full night's work because the Celtics went on an irreversible scoring run in the 3rd quarter that put the Raptors out of contention for the remainder of the game. Tatum will take on the Magic on Sunday and will be a good target in DFS with Aaron Gordon and Jonathan Isaac out due to injuries.
Jayson Tatum had an efficient game in limited minutes, scoring 19 points (7-11 FG) and adding two rebounds, two assists, one steal, and five three-pointers across 18 minutes in an easy win over the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday night.
Tatum knocked down five three's for the second time in his last four games in the bubble and is starting to regain the rhythm that resulted in him averaging 27.6 points post-All-Star break. Next on the docket is a matchup against Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors. Tatum will continue to be a reliable DFS asset with seasonal averages of 23.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.8 three's per contest.
Jayson Tatum scored a game-high 23 points (6-11 FG, 9-9 FT, 2-5 3PT) with seven boards, one assist, one steal, one block, and four turnovers in 33 minutes in Tuesday's 112-106 loss to the Heat.
Tatum took just 11 shots in this one after attempting 22 the game before. He's been a leader for his team so far in the re-start and can be counted on moving forward to produce at a high level on a nightly basis. On the year, Tatum is averaging a career-high 23.4 points and seven rebounds and is blossoming into a superstar right in front of our eyes. He'll look to help his team get back in the win column Wednesday vs. the Nets.