All hope appeared lost for the Boston Celtics on Friday night. The team entered halftime down 29 points. The deficit would quickly grow to 32 points. Yet, even in what looked destined to be a complete blunder on the Celtics’ end, you could tell Jayson Tatum was in his bag. The two-time All-Star recorded 24 points in the first 24 minutes of play — exactly half of the team’s total output. He didn’t slow down from there. Tatum would go on to drop a career-high in points, tying Larry Bird’s franchise record of 60, as he guided the Cs to the third-largest comeback victory the NBA has seen in 35 years.
Following the game, Tatum was spotted sharing pleasantries with his son Deuce when teammate Tristan Thompson came over to the duo to send Deuce a message:
“Your daddy is a baaaaad man!”
Tristan Thompson to Jayson Tatum’s son after JT dropped 60 points 🤣🔥pic.twitter.com/fcC6zwxPS1
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) May 1, 2021
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Tristan Thompson addresses Jayson Tatum’s son following Friday’s comeback victory over the San Antonio Spurs.