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Jayson Tatum matches the royal presence at TD Garden

 In last night's 134-121 win over the Miami Heat, royalty was in the stands and on the court. Prince William and the Duchess of Wales were in attendence and they were treated to a regal performance by Jayson Tatum.

Tatum looked like The King of the Court, pouring in a team-high 49 points along with 11 rebounds. He was 15-of-25 from the field, 8-of-12 from deep, and 11-of-12 on freebies. While William and Kate maintained decorum in their seats, Jayson was out there looking damn majestic. He owned the court. Evertything worked.

There was more. Looking dignified and noble, as always, Satch Sanders, was right where he belonged - next to the Prince. Is Satch really 84 years old? He looks great.

On another matter, Coach Joe Mazzulla, other wise known as the "TIMEOUT MISER", actually called one after a 19-5 run by Miami in the first period. Known for hoarding timeouts like Danny Ainge used to clutch his draft picks, his stoppage of the Heat's rampage was timely.

Yet another gem. Malcolm Brogdon uses his smarts on the court as well as anyone. He racked up 21 points and six boards, hitting 7-of-10 from the field and 5-of-7 on treys. Watch his eyes. His intensity is unmatched.

And lastly, seeing the clip of Rob Williams participating in a 5-on-5 scrimmage was uplifting. This was a game not to be missed. 


  1. You beat me to writing about Tatum! Love this dude! Special year brewing!

  2. I initially wondered if the gentleman BEHIND the "royals" was Satch, but wasn't sure until he moved up one row and my aging eyes got a clearer look ... talk about a "Class Act"! (It's so fitting that he coached at Harvard, huh?)


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