Huge Blow to the Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics have been ravaged with injuries so far this season and they have been one of the many teams hit by the COVID-19 protocols. On Saturday, they may have gotten hit harder than anyone as the team will be without superstar Jayson Tatum for two weeks.

Tatum, according to the Boston Globe, has tested positive for COVID. As per the mandatory protocols, the Celtics star has now entered a quarantine period immediately that will last 10-14 days. Boston has also shut down their practice facilities in the mean time to try and reduce the spread of the virus.

Along with injuries to Kemba Walker and Tristan Thompson, the Celtics have also deal with one positive test already in Robert Williams. 

Tatum is having a career year and is on pace to be in the MVP voting. He's averaging 26.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 3.8 assists while shooting 43.8% on threes in his fourth season.

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