Jayson Tatum Hinted a Warning Sign of Channeling His Inner Michael Jordan to Luka Doncic’s Mavericks Even Before Celtics vs Mavs Began

Published 11/24/2022, 6:30 AM EST

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Jayson Tatum sent off a silent message to his opponents hours before the game. The Boston Celtics superstar was seen donning a colorful jacket ahead of a crucial game against the Mavs. However, it was the picture of a certain Chicago Bulls legend printed on the jacket that caught the fans’ eye. It seemed like Tatum had already decided to bring out his inner MJ during the Celtics vs Dallas Mavericks game.

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Jayson Tatum’s Boston Celtics faced Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks on November 23, 2022. The game ended in favor of the Celtics as they beat the Mavs by 125-112. However, Tatum had already garnered fans’ attention way before the game even began. Several hours before the game, the three-time NBA All-Star entered the arena building in a casual white shirt, jeans, and a seemingly bright-colored jacket.

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On the jacket were three Michael Jordan pictures and a No. 1 sticker with several stars. It could be just a fashion choice or a way of letting the people know Tatum had every intention of winning the game. If it was the latter, then it evidently worked as the Celtics won their 14th game of the 2022-23 NBA season.

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On the other hand, fans might agree that the entire outfit suited Tatum. The Celtics forward completed his look with a white watch and white sneakers.

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The Boston Celtics are having a great run this season. While most teams are struggling to keep up the winning record, the Celtics have lost only four out of the 18 games played. During the Wednesday night game, Jayson Tatum scored 37 points, 13 rebounds, and five assists. Fellow Celtics teammate Jaylen Brown added 31 points, four rebounds, and four assists. Celtics center Al Horford averaged 14 points with five rebounds and four assists.

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On the other hand, Dallas MavericksLuka Doncic scored the game’s highest: 42 points, nine assists, and eight rebounds. Christian Wood scored added 26 points, 12 rebounds, and two assists. Behind him was Spencer Dinwiddie, averaging 15 points, four rebounds, and four assists.

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The Celtics will be facing the Sacramento Kings next on November 25, 2022. Whereas, the Mavs will play against the Toronto Raptors on November 26. The blue and silver team currently has a record of nine wins out of 17 games.

Given their current red-hot form, do you think, the Celtics will win the silverware this season?

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Written by:

Siyari Debbarma

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Siyari Debbarma is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering from Abascus Institute of Engineering and Management. She previously interned at the Y-East Organization as a content writer.
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