Tag Archives: Jayson Tatum

5 Interesting Numbers In The Celtics-Cavs ECF Game 5

1. Jayson Tatum! Tatum becomes the first rookie since Jack Sikma (in 1978) to score 300+ points in a postseason. He now has nine 20+ point games in the playoffs, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the all-time rookie list. The crazy thing is if the Celtics go on to the NBA Finals, he will likely be the runaway leader in that category even before that series ends. If this kid ain't the real deal, I don't know who is! 2. More Celtics... The Boston Celtics is the first team with 10 consecutive Read More

5 Awesome Stats In The Eastern Conference Finals Game 1

1. The Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 marks the first time in the playoffs that LeBron James did not lead the Cavaliers in BOTH points and assists. Kevin Love led the team with 17 points. 2. Home Sweet Home The Celtics have won eight straight playoff games at the TD Garden after the 108-83 victory in the Eastern Conference Finals Game 1. 3. One streak continues, while another ends. Jayson Tatum's streak of 20+ points games ends at 7 tonight. The blowout does not help but I'm Read More

NBA Rookie Power Rankings

With 4 weeks of the NBA season in the books, we’ve had enough of a sample size to take stock of the rookies so far this year. Ranking rookies is always tough since some are thrust into starting roles, while others are able to ease into things off the bench. Some are on contenders, surrounded by stars, and others are not. Here’s a reminder of the top 5 picks from this year’s draft: 76ers: Markelle Fultz (G) - Washington Lakers: Lonzo Ball (G) - UCLA Celtics: Jayson Tatum (F) - Read More

Pick’Em DFS NBA Strategy for Nov. 8 – 2017

  Tier 1 Steph Curry, PG, GSW Talk about a tough choice. This tier makes us choose between Kevin Durant, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kyrie Irving and Curry. You really can’t lose here, but I like Steph Curry’s chances of taking advantage of the Wolves’ guards tonight. Minnesota ranks 29th against opposing point guards, and Curry is due for a big game. Steph is averaging just 19.7 PPG in November, but I think Minnesota’s focus will be on stopping Durant and Draymond Green from driving to Read More

Daily Fantasy NBA: Value Plays (October 18, 2017)

The NBA season has just began... and opening night saw Gordon Hayward go down with a potential season-ending ankle injury, and the Houston Rockets with the come from behind victory at Golden State Warriors. Daily Fantasy NBA: Value Plays (October 18, 2017) Today we will target players that shall exceed value because of increase usage due to injuries on their team. LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, San Antonio Spurs (FanDuel: $7,000) Spurs are missing Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker for their season-opener. Read More