Since 2009-10, only eight players have averaged at least 13 points per game, registered a PER of 13 or better and connected on 90 threes or more in their rookie season. Boston Celtics first-year forward Jayson Tatum is one of them. Tatum’s offensive game flashes a spicy level of bravado for a rookie and the
As a touted NBA rookie, it’s custom to experience a fair amount of pressure to perform right away. Of the top three picks in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jayson Tatum is really the one who needs to be the readiest to go right away. Sure, Markelle Fultz has a great task of being the final puzzle
Episode 59 of The Atlantic Files is here, and that means the last episode of the “Year in Review” series is upon us. Joining me to talk some Boston Celtics is none other than our local Celtics Expert, Alec Walt(@AlecWalt). We go through the Celtics starting lineup for this past season and dissect the kind
As we gear up for the 2017 NBA Draft, several of our writers convened for a roundtable discussion about this year’s class, including who will end up having the best career and who is being overlooked. Our participants for this edition are: Justin Cortes (@ralphjc0) Randy King (@randizzleking16) Justin Kirkland (@jkirk41) Kyle Allan (@KAllan441) B.J.
Date Of Birth: March 3, 1998 Position: Small Forward College: Duke University Measurements: 6’8, 205 lbs Strengths: Tatum arrives at the NBA primarily with a pro-ready frame and the most complete iso game out of all the prospects in the draft. At 6’8 with a long reach he has all the tools and athleticism to play both ways
Ahh the NBA Draft. As a Sixers fan, it seems like we have become more excited for the NBA Draft Lottery and the NBA Draft in June than we do the regular season. So, with the ping-pong balls having already fallen their way, the Sixers ended up with the No. 3 pick in the Draft.
Check out our other top lists from April for this draft by clicking the link below: Top Point Guards in the 2017 NBA Draft-April Edition Top Shooting Guards in the 2017 NBA Draft-April Edition Today, we start off by looking at who the top small forwards are in the upcoming 2017 NBA Draft. This is a
The regular season is coming to an end which means two things. The NBA playoffs are fast approaching, and as well as the NBA Draft. The draft is one of the NBA’s most watched events as the stars of tomorrow enter the NBA. The draft also means writers making an NBA mock draft, trying to