Present in Springfield for the Hall of Fame ceremony as a friend of Dwyane Wade, Jayson Tatum took the opportunity to speak about the big blow of the offseason of the Celtics, the extension of Jaylen Brown for five years and $303.7 million. At the end of the season, Jayson Tatum had publicly positioned himself in favor of an extension for his teammate.
Both sides took the time needed to hammer out the deal and the Celtics fullback is now tied to Boston for the long haul in a record-breaking deal, news that made Jayson Tatum happy, as he said. slipped at the Boston Globe.
“It is well deserved. It was obvious. I am happy for him and his family. It’s something that changes a life, it’s really important. I’m very glad we can have him for so long. I’m happy with it all.” did he declarewhile voices were raised against the insane amount of this extension while Brown is not a “franchise player”.
Next summer, it will be his turn to face a big career choice, with the possibility of also extending his lease to the Celtics. The 25-year-old is eligible for a ‘supermax’ extension after appearing on an All-NBA team for the second straight season. JT could even dethrone his teammate, who currently holds the most important contract in the history of the league, since we are already talking about a base of 318 million dollars over five years.
Big issues that do not yet seem to be at the heart of his concerns. ” No, I don’t think of any of that. Each day has enough trouble of its “he added.
How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Shots made / Shots attempted; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def= defensive rebound; Tot = Total bounces; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost bullets; Ct: Counters; Points = Points.