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Celtics' Record Vs. Top Teams Suggests Boston Could Reach NBA Finals

13 days ago   |   By NESN

If the Boston Celtics weren't a threat to the rest of the NBA already, Thursday's double-overtime win over the Los Angeles Clippers on national television changed that.
The 141-133 victory over superstar Kawhi Leonard and Co. improved the Celtics to an 8-4 record against the top-four seeded teams in the Eastern and Western Conferences. Halfway through the season, the NBA title appears there for the taking.
Boston sits third in Eastern Conference standings, where they're 5-2 against the other top four teams.
They've split their two matchups with the first-place Milwaukee Bucks, and the...
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This NBA Analyst Says Jayson Tatum Is Among Best Players In Conference

13 days ago   |   By NESN

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum showed his superstar ability in Thursday's double-overtime win over the Los Angeles Clippers at TD Garden.
It caused many to take notice - and count ESPN analyst Jay Williams among them.
“Jayson Tatum is a top-5 player in the Eastern Conference,” Williams said Friday morning during his appearance on ESPN's Get Up. “He is. He's arrived in his third year.
“Just his game has evolved to that,” Williams said. “He's making the game easy. He's taking what's given to him.”
"Jayson Tatum is a top-5 player in the Eastern Conference."
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2020 NBA Rising Stars Challenge odds, spread: Top picks for Team USA vs. Team World from expert on 78-47 run

13 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Mike Barner is on a 78-47 NBA roll and just released a pick for Team USA vs. Team World
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NBA Odds: Celtics' Jayson Tatum Among NBA Skills Challenge Favorites

13 days ago   |   By NESN

Jayson Tatum is among the betting favorites to shine his skills brightest.
DraftKings Sportsbook set the Celtics forward's odds of winning the 2020 NBA Skills Challenge at +500 on Thursday. Tatum's Skills Challenge lines are tied for second-best in a tight field, which the Brooklyn Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie and the Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton lead as favorites at +450. The odds of Los Angeles Clippers' Patrick Beverley and the Toronto Raptors Pascal Siakam winning the Skills Challenge are slightly worse at +600.
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