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Remember When: Jayson Tatum Dropped 39 Points on the Best Defender in the League

This was THE GAME that propelled Tatum into the bonafide superstar conversation. Sure, he had some huge nights prior to this game. However, when you have a guy like Kawhi Leonard covering you in the fourth quarter and you still find yourself making clutch bucket after clutch bucket, there is no denying you belong in this league. Not only was Tatum dropping in everything he shot, he was absolutely locking up Kawhi Leonard. Tatum was playing both ends superbly in a back-and-forth late-game situation against one of the best players and best teams in the entire league.

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Jayson Tatum Joins Group of Players Pushing for an NBA Return as Hope Grows for Season to Resume

Just a few weeks ago, I had essentially accepted the fact that the NBA likely wouldn’t be returning this season. I had heard all of the insane proposals thrown out there as possible ways to finish the season — playing without fans, creating a “bubble” in which all teams stay and play in the same one or two cities, and routinely testing members of all organizations for COVID-19 with those who test positive being subsequently isolated for a 14-day period — and it all sounded basically impossible to pull off in a safe and appropriate manner.

Jayson Tatum Announces Efforts to Relieve COVID-19 Food Insecurity

​Jayson Tatum is the latest athlete to pledge money to help support those affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The third-year Boston Celtics All-Star today announced that through The Jayson Tatum Foundation, in partnership with Feeding America and Lineage Logistics, is pledging to match $250,000 to help provide meals through the Greater Boston Food Bank …

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Paul Pierce Eligible for Hall of Fame Enshrinement in 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 being announced gives fans a chance to look ahead at the potential Class of 2021 which includes a name familiar to many around Boston.Celtics legend and ESPN analyst Paul Pierce is the crown jewel of a fairly weak pool of players for voters in 2021. Metta World Peace, David …

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Kevin Garnett to Be Inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame

The culmination of a 21-year career and a Championship with the Boston Celtics has resulted in Kevin Garnett being elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame, The Athletic’s Shams Charania, reported Friday.The fifth overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1995 draft, the then 19-year-old would go on to be Minnesota’s all-time leading scorer. When he retired in …

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Marcus Smart Announces He’s Been Cleared of COVID-19 Virus; Only One Known Case Left in the NBA

Marcus Smart took to Twitter Sunday night to tell his fans he was cleared of the coronavirus by the Massachusetts Department of Health of Friday. Smart is the fourth NBA player who tested positive for the coronavirus to be cleared by doctors, joining Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell and Christian Wood. Kevin Durant is the only player …

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Knicks Owner James Dolan Tests Positive for Coronavirus

News broke on Saturday night that New York Knicks owner James Dolan tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Dolan, 64, is experiencing “little to no symptoms,” has been self-isolated and continues overseeing business operations, according to the Knicks organization. Although Dolan did not attend the Knicks’ final road trip to Washington …

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