Jayson Tatum Dominates in Boston Celtics Win Over Sacramento Kings

The Boston Celtics dismantled the Sacramento Kings last night in what was supposed to be a showdown between two of the NBA's elite teams, thanks to an impressive effort from Jayson Tatum. The four-time All-Star compiled 36 points, eight rebounds, and four assists in a 132-109 win.

Tatum hit 14 of 25 field goal attempts and six of his 11 free throw attempts. It was his 39th 30+ point game of the season. He has joined the upper echelon of the NBA's elite this season, averaging personal bests in points per game (30.1), rebounds per game (8.9), assists per game (4.7), and true shooting percentage (.600).

The Celtics are 50-23 and second in the Eastern Conference, 2.0 games behind the Milwaukee Bucks. They remain one of the truly dominant teams in the NBA and have the playoff experience to make a long postseason run. After leading their team to the Finals last year, Tatum and Jaylen Brown have both levelled up yet again and are contributing career years. If a few things break their way, the Celtics could win the title.

The Celtics are back in action Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers.

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