Jayson Tatum: Boston Title Proves His Elite Status

Jayson Tatum just signed the richest contract in NBA history with the Celtics and got a fresh haircut before joining Team USA training camp in Las Vegas.

Feeling Elite

Tatum, excused from the first two days of Olympic prep, spoke to the press about his new status. “A hundred percent,” he said when asked if he feels elite now. He mentioned that people always debate his abilities: “Can he lead a team? Is he top five?”

He acknowledged there are still debates but added, “I’ve won a championship. They always got to refer to me as an NBA champion.”

Impressive Numbers

Tatum led Boston to 64 regular-season wins and went 16-3 in the playoffs, second only to Golden State’s 16-1 record in 2017.

Reflecting on winning the title, Tatum said the parade was “the best two hours of my life” and described Boston’s atmosphere as “insane.”

Looking Ahead

Despite their success, Boston isn’t resting. “Joe is already trying to draw up stuff for next season,” Tatum shared with a laugh. He told Joe, “We just won a championship. Enjoy it.”

Fans love how driven they all are!

The Celtics plan minimal roster changes this summer. They re-signed Neemias Queta and Luke Kornet and brought Xavier Tillman on board.

With long-term contracts for Tatum and Derrick White, they’ve kept 13 out of their 15 champions; only Sri Mykhailiuk and Oshae Brissett were replaced by Baylor Scheierman.

“We had a hell of a team,” Jayson said about their camaraderie. He didn’t want any changes because they all got along well.

When teams find chemistry like that, it’s best not to mess with it too much!

James Shotwell
James Shotwell
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