“They Clearly Hate Each Other”: Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown Almost Wrestle Each Other in Celtics Practice, NBA Fans React

Published 09/29/2022, 6:45 AM EDT
Dec 23, 2020; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) celebrates with guard Jaylen Brown (7) after scoring against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half at the TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

In a recent video posted by the Boston Celtics Twitter handle, superstars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown can be seen practicing with each other. However, the two stars almost get into a physical brawl while guarding each other. The video has gone viral among Boston fans, who have given their thoughts on the incident.

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The trending video of the Boston stars practicing in a Celtics facility has left fans in conversations and speculation. In the video, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown can be seen guarding each other in practice. The two get so physical with each other, and at one point it almost looks as though they are about to wrestle each other.

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The fan reactions to the video have been crazy. While fans of other teams are speculating that there might be some bad blood between the two, the stans of the Celtics can be seen reassuring themselves of their future.

Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown’s history with the Boston Celtics

Ever since the Superteam era in the late 2000s, the Boston Celtics were a sub-500 team for many seasons to come.

May 29, 2022; Miami, Florida, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) reacts after winning the Larry Bird Eastern Conference Finals MVP trophy after game seven of the 2022 eastern conference finals at FTX Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

But the team’s fortunes would change after they drafted Jayson Tatum as the 3rd pick in the 1st round of the 2017 NBA draft. The 6’8” forward from Duke would become the face of the franchise in the coming seasons. Similarly, the team had drafted another promising talent in the previous year’s draft; Jaylen Brown, the 6’6” forward from California.

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The two forwards would lead the way in Boston’s journey to NBA glory. Both the players have a rich playoff experience despite their ages. Since the 2016-17 NBA season, the duo has made it to the NBA Finals, three Eastern Conference Finals, and one Eastern Conference semi-finals. Last season was the best statistical season for both the stars.

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Tatum averaged 26.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 4.3 assists, whereas Brown averaged 23.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 3.5 assists. The combined performance of the homegrown stars finally took them to the NBA Finals. But the young duo couldn’t bring it home, and they lost the finals to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. But the future looks bright in Boston, with both of them locked up till 2024.

Do you think the Boston Celtics will be able to make it to the Finals again next season? Could they go all the way this time? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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K Shrijith

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K Shrijith is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his BBA degree, Shrijith has a keen interest in the world of finance. In fact, he has past experience in equity research and writing research reports on the subject of finance.

Edited By: Veer Badani

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