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Jayson Tatum has received much criticism, but light shines at the end of the Garden tunnel

      While this season hasn't started the way Celtic fans expected, there is light at the end of the Garden tunnel. If last night's any indication, Jayson Tatum seems to be picking up his stride. In 38 minutes last night, he shot 54.5 percent from the field and 41.7 percent from three. He scored 34 points, had 9 rebounds, and 5 assists. He even had a nice block, overall defensively he was hustling. One things for certain he needs help - cue JB on Friday
     JT has deserved the criticism he's received this year, but not to the extent in the media. From this writers perspective, he's still growing and learning as a player. He's only 23! Let's give this young man a chance. He will lead this team to glory once again. I know we all expect a leader who is loud and looks the part. JT is a different style of leader and player. 

     Watch him as he talks to his teammates in his own subtle way, working with them on the floor and during timeouts. Think back to the Jaylen putting Bridges on a poster and in the background it was JT showing emotion. His style is more of the quiet assassin, people who call out his D are missing what he does. Watch him closely and you can see his growth and effort. He's also a damn good passer, looking to get his teammates shots. 

     If last night's games is any indication he's found his way back to being JT. Come Friday night against the Lakers this writer expects a great game from him. Plus JB will be right there with him. Celtics fans buckle up Friday, JT will be ready to lead this team to victory while the chants of BEAT LA flood the Garden Parquet. Bleed Green Celtics fans. Celtic Pride for ever! 




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