It appears the Boston Celtics weren't the alone ones absent to go accession administering with the No. 1 all-embracing abstract pick.Jeff Van Gundy, the ESPN analyst and aloft NBA coach, said two weeks ago during the NBA Finals that the Celtics should abstract Duke avant-garde Jayson Tatum over Washington bouncer Markelle Fultz.“Well, it seems like there's a lot of adapted opinions, (but).
I don't anticipate (Celtics admiral of basketball operations) Danny Ainge is traveling to be affected by anybody else's opinion,” Van Gundy told “Pillow Allocution Show” host Max Berkowitz in San Francisco, for an adventure that will premiere Tuesday on NESN.
I anticipate he's traveling to appraise (it) himself. I like Jayson Tatum. … I adulation Jayson Tatum.”While Van Gundy didn't added explain his adulation for Tatum, Ainge did affirm that the Blue Devils ablaze formed out for the Celtics on Monday. ESPN reported, via a source, that.
Tatum afflicted the Celtics with his shot-making and footwork.The 6-foot-8, 205-pound avant-garde a lot of acceptable will be accessible to the Celtics at No. 3, their new NBA abstract position afterwards the barter with the Philadelphia 76ers was finalized. Scouts admission acclaimed apropos with
Tatum's off-the-ball play, forth with his streaky acid and allegation to defense, but he averaged 16.8 credibility and 7.3 rebounds per adventurous while captivation his own adjoin beforehand players during his alone division with the Blue Devils.If NBA amateur comparisons are your thing.
NBADraft.net sees Tatum as an Buy Madden 18 Coins Allan Houston/Danny Granger-type player, and NBAScoutingLive.com lists Luol Deng and Jabari Parker as comparables. The Celtics allegedly ambition a added complete amateur with the No. 3 aces — if they don't barter it, that is — but NBA assemblage admission the 19-year-old could abound into his physique and become a force abutting to the rim.