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Jayson Tatum has undoubtedly been the best player for the Boston Celtics this entire seasonbeing for him individually the best of his careerwith the best records and even being one of the candidates to win the MVP at the end of the regular phase.
Something that has been demonstrated this Saturday, in a day in which the Celtics secured their berth to the postseason, although having lost in a very tight duel against the Utah Jazzbut which also served to Tatum will reach a new mark.
And it is that they were a total of 15 points those he recorded on his score sheet, and has become the first player of this entire season in the NBA to reach 2,000 points.
With their 3rd points per match, is being his season with the highest offensive averageexceeding 26.9 of the previous editionand furthermore it is the sixth best scorer per gamesecond only to Joel Embiid, Luka Doncic, Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo y Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.
There is no doubt that it has been Celtics franchise playernow in your sixth consecutive season in Bostonwith the detail that he has played all his games since he made his NBA debut as a starter, never as a substitute.
In the same way, being able to combine very well with Jaylen Brown and the rest of the squad, has been essential for For the ninth time in a row, this team will once again star in the Playoffsnow of course having in mind the goal of repeat the conference title.
Everything was ready for victory 50 this Saturday in Utahbut it will have to wait for next Tuesday against another complicated rival like the Sacramento Kings at the end of his tour in the west, to return to the “TD Garden” on Friday and receive the Indiana Pacersin what would be another Dominican duel between Al Horford and Chris Duarte.