Jaylen Brown Praises Jayson Tatum’s Selflessness After NBA Finals MVP Win

Jaylen Brown ended an amazing postseason by winning two big awards.

First, he grabbed the Eastern Conference Finals MVP, and then he was named NBA Finals MVP after the Boston Celtics beat the Dallas Mavericks 4-1 to win the championship.

Brown averaged 20.8 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 5.0 assists over five games, but he quickly praised his teammates for their efforts too .

“It could have gone to anybody,” Brown said about the MVP award. “I could have gone to Jayson. I can’t talk enough about his selflessness.”

Team Effort:

Brown’s humility shone through as he highlighted Jayson Tatum’s contributions. Tatum had a great season himself, making First-Team All-NBA and averaging 22.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 7.2 assists per game against Dallas.

Fans might think this shows how strong their team spirit is.

Tatum’s passing was especially notable since Dallas focused on slowing him down. But Brown also stepped up defensively, often guarding Luka Doncic in crucial moments of Game 5.

What do you think? Did Brown deserve both awards or should it have been Tatum?

James Shotwell
James Shotwell
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