There is no doubt that the Boston Celtics are surging at the right time.
They are fighting for the top of the Eastern Conference and are playing better than they have in years.
Some people doubted them but the Celtics are the real deal and have some of the best players in the league.
One of those stars is Jayson Tatum, who is quickly becoming a bonafide superstar.
He has been having an incredible season and recently broke a record that only LeBron James holds.
Jayson Tatum joins LeBron James as the only players in NBA history to win 3 Player of the Week awards in the same month
Tatum – 3X in March 2022
James – 3X in Jan. 2012 pic.twitter.com/T19oltacpx
— Taylor Snow (@taylorcsnow) March 28, 2022
Tatum has joined James as the only player in NBA history to win three Player of the Week awards in the same month.
James passed that milestone in January of 2012 and Tatum just did so in March.
Is Tatum the next biggest star in the NBA?
Tatum Taking Off
Tatum has been in the NBA for five seasons now and has been consistent since the very beginning.
Although he’s been a well-known name in the league for some time, this year has been different and bigger and better for the player.
He is averaging 27.1 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 4.3 assists a game.
After a few years of fans wondering if he had what it takes to lead a team, Tatum has shown he definitely does.
He is is the heart and soul of the Celtics now and has become an expert at making plays, reading the floor, and commanding his squad.
Thanks to Tatum and his incredible team, patience has paid off for fans of Boston.