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Jayson Tatum & JoJo White: A fascinating connection

 The following is an excerpt from author, Mark C. Bodanza's fascinating bio of former Celtics Superstar, JoJo White - and JoJo's connection to present Celtics star, Jayson Tatum

On to the NBA Finals 🏀🍀 and …..
Six Degrees of Separation and the Boston Celtics 🍀
When JoJo White was a youngster his family could not afford to buy him a bicycle. Fortunately for JoJo, his neighborhood best friend Randolph got a brand new bicycle for Christmas and even better, didn't know how to ride it. Next thing you know, JoJo was cycling around the nearby streets with Randolph on the back seat. JoJo's fortune got even better when he met Randolph's sister Rosemary and she became his first girlfriend. In 2015 JoJo was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame and some of his family who could not attend the induction ceremony in Springfield instead attended a celebration in JoJo's hometown of St Louis Missouri. At the party, that first girlfriend, Rosemary, won an autographed JoJo White Boston Celtic #10 jersey. She would wear it to celebration lunch for her grandson Jayson Tatum who was selected as the number 3 pick overall in the 2017 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics 🍀in Jayson's hometown (and also JoJo's) of St Louis!
Happy Mother’s Day
Go Celtics!!

So JoJo's first girlfriend became the grandmother of Jayson Tatum. Who knew?


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