But a wrist injury could make putting the ball in his hands counterproductive in the long run. Ultimately, no factor is more important, at least based on past performance, for Banner 18’s prospects in Boston.
ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported on the Sept. 29 edition of “NBA Today” that Tatum almost had surgery, but instead chose the treatment his idol Kobe Bryant is famous for.
“He went into the season thinking he might need surgery on his non-shooting wrist,” Shelburne began before saying, “I went to a group of specialists and I basically decided decision: “I won’t have surgery, I don’t need it. “, I got a cortisone shot, he said it felt good.
And now he will play more of a ball-handling role since Marcus Smart is no longer there, he said: “Basically , I did that all last year during the playoffs.
I am very comfortable in the role of starting the defense.
After a while, the “Tatum’s 19” joke will start to sound disrespectful.
The fact that he was essentially the franchise’s No. 1 pick in the Eastern Conference Finals during his rookie season for the Boston Celtics skewed future expectations for the production.
Duke products; just like the return trips to the penultimate round of the playoffs and the inevitable race to the 2022 finals.
But as he advanced in his career, he should have been considered to have come into his own at some point. Not 19.
A championship would certainly do that. With a Supermax teammate in Jaylen Brown and the offseason addition of Kristaps Porzingis, whose skills have earned him the nickname “The Unicorn,” there aren’t many excuses left for not shedding the “Unicorn” label. Are not”. There’s more to it than that.”