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Author: John Karalis

Jayson Tatum acknowledges the rookie wall

Jayson Tatum has been struggling a little bit lately. He’s cooled off significantly after coming out of the gates hot and leading the NBA in 3-point shooting percentage for a while. After posting true shooting percentages of 62.8% and 65.7% in November and December, Tatum has dropped to 48.9% and 49.5% in January and February. There’s been some speculation about what’s been behind this drop. On Sirius XM’s NBA Today with Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson, Tatum was asked specifically about playing more games than he’s used to, and he acknowledged hitting the rookie wall a bit. “It’s tough. We’ve already...

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Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics are getting pretty thoroughly outplayed

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I’d say the constant has been we’ve gotten outplayed pretty thoroughly in segments of those games,” Stevens said. “Teams have been aggressive against us. They’ve been very physical against us and have played really well, and we haven’t played well. Obviously against a team like this, players like this, if things don’t go your way, you’re going to get a result like this.” The Celtics might need some time off,...

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The Retired Numbers Project: Number 34 – Paul Pierce

All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely players;They have their exits and their entrances;And one man in his time plays many parts,                                     – William Shakespeare Perfect characters are such because of their imperfections. There aren’t a lot of people who enjoy a silver spoon story of the perfectly gifted flawlessly achieving every goal in life. The best characters are complex and flawed. Authors go out of their way to add relatable warts to draw us in. Do it...

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Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce is the greatest scorer in Celtics history*

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I think [Pierce] was the greatest offensive Celtic ever, in my opinion,” Parish said. “I just think that Paul was more creative. He was a better scorer than Larry and John Havlicek. I think that Larry and John Havlicek and Paul were the best offensive players that the Celtics ever had. I think Paul tops that list in my opinion.” ESPN Boston: Parish: Pierce ‘greatest offensive Celtic ever’ “This is heresy to...

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