Jayson Tatum Scores Record-Breaking 51 Points in Celtics' Game 7 Rout of Sixers
Jayson Tatum put on a show for the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of their series against the Philadelphia 76ers. Tatum dropped an astonishing 51 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, leading the Celtics to a 112-88 victory. His performance was historic—scoring the most points ever in a Game 7, becoming only the fourth Celtics player to ever record 40+ points and 10+ rebounds in one game, and only the fifth NBA player to record 50+ points, 10+ rebounds and 5 assists. The sports world was abuzz with awe at Tatum's performance, with one fan saying: "Jay killin these dudes ~ too EZ!"
Head coach Brad Stevens praised Tatum's performance as a defining moment, saying: "Tatum has snatched the 76ers souls!". The Celtics will now face off against Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Tatum has established himself as an undeniable star and continues to prove that he can step up when his team needs him most. As one fan put it: "Why JT was not finalist in MVP race?!"