Young Boston Celtics Star Sets Unfortunate Playoff Record

Jayson Tatum is one of the best young players in the NBA.

Jayson Tatum is going to continue to make a name for himself in the NBA, as he’s still very young, and there’s no doubt he’ll be back in the NBA Finals again one day. The Boston Celtics star finished Thursday’s Game 6 with 13 points on 6-of-18 shooting, seven assists, three rebounds and another five turnovers. Across the series, Tatum shot 31.7% from the field with 23 turnovers. He also finished the playoffs with 100 total turnovers, the most any player has recorded in NBA postseason history, per StatMuse.

The internet predictably had some fun at his expense.

In 18 games, the 24-year-old averaged 27 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game, earning Eastern Conference finals MVP against the Miami Heat.

But 100 turnovers isn’t going to cut it. That’s one record you don’t want your name attached to.

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