Jayson Tatum’s BEST Moments From The 2024 NBA Finals! πŸ‘€

Jayson Tatum’s BEST Moments From The 2024 NBA Finals! πŸ‘€

The Boston Celtics defeated the Dallas Mavericks 106-88, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals Presented by YouTube TV to win the 2024 NBA Finals, 4-1. Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 31 points, 11 assists, and 8 rebounds in the Game 5 victory.

With the series win, the Celtics now have 18 NBA Championships, breaking a tie with the Los Angeles Lakers and giving them the most in NBA history.

Series Notables
* Their most recent title prior to today came on June 17, 2008, v the Los Angeles Lakers, exactly 16 years ago to the day.

* With his Game 5 performance (31 PTS, 11 AST), Jayson Tatum becomes the sixth player to score 30+ PTS and tally 10+ AST in an NBA Finals clincher, he joins:
* Stephen Curry (2017 NBA Finals Game 5)
* Michael Jordan (1991 NBA Finals Game 5)
* James Worthy (1988 NBA Finals Game 7)
* Walt Frazier (1970 NBA Finals Game 7)
* Jerry West (1969 NBA Finals Game 7)

* He’s the ONLY Celtic to ever have a 30+ PT and 10+ AST game in ANY NBA Finals game.

* By going 16-3 during this year’s Playoffs, the Celtics have the second-best winning percentage since the best-of-seven Playoff format for all four rounds of the NBA Playoffs was adapted in 2003:
* 2017 Golden State Warriors: 16-1 (.941)
* 2024 Boston Celtics: 16-3 (.842)

* Jayson Tatum is the 6th player (9th instance) in the Shot Clock Era (since 1954-55) to lead his team in total points, rebounds, and assists on their way to a championship, joining:
* Nikola Jokic (2023)
* LeBron James (2012, 2013, 2016)
* Tim Duncan (2003)
* Hakeem Olajuwon (1994)
* Larry Bird (1984, 1986)

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