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"Redundant" argument against Jay Team is ridiculous

 REDUNDANT (definition): repeating something else and therefore unnecessary

 That's the argument posed by some analysts for the Celtics not to retain both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. "They have redundant skills" these misguided individuals may propose as a reason to split the Jay Team up. I say - if their skills are redundant, then give me more redundancy.


Here's my argument. The Celtics took the game away from the Cleveland Cavaliers last night by a final score of 111-101. The team, win or lose, seems to be
trending in the right direction - playing as a team. Here is the redundancy of which I write (from last night):

Jaylen Brown: 34 points - 6 boards - 3 assists - 1 steal - 1 block

Jayson Tatum: 18 points, 9 boards - 5 assists - 2 steals - 1 block

Brown was a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line, and Tatum was 4-of-4 at the line. Another example of "repeating" each other's production - which any analyst understands is "therefore unnecessary". I am being sarcastic, of course.

One other point. Jayson was a bit off on his shooting last night, hitting at only a 32% clip from the field. Jaylen was unconscious - hitting his shots with 54% accuracy. There will be off nights for both members of the Jay team, and hopefully the other (unnecessary) member can fill in the gaps.

I rest my case!

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