Marcus Smart Makes Bold Claim Regarding Jaylen Brown Following Celtics Win

The Boston Celtics bounced again into the win column on the first time of asking, defeating the Dallas Mavericks 112-125 on November 23, with Jaylen Brown impressing all through the competition.

Chatting with the media following the sport, Marcus Smart boldly claimed that when Brown is taking part in at his greatest, he’s an MVP candidate in his personal proper.

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“When JB is taking part in at his highest (degree) he’s an MVP candidate as nicely”

Marcus Smart on Jaylen Brown doubtlessly being in MVP race pic.Twitter.com/EP5UZeo16Y

— Celtics on NBC Sports activities Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 24, 2022

“The issues that he’s doing when he’s at his greatest, is similar factor JT’s doing at his. , JT has been within the talks for the MVP race, and when JB is taking part in the best way he’s taking part in at his highest peak, he’s in that race too…We received two sharpshooters that may do some harm. So, I’m saying, when JB is taking part in at his highest, he’s an MVP candidate as nicely,” Smart mentioned.

Brown completed the competition towards Dallas with 31 factors, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and two steals whereas taking pictures 72.2% from the sphere on 13-of-18 taking pictures and 66.7% from deep on two-of-three taking pictures. When Brown doesn’t have the expectations of working as a ball-handling playmaker and is allowed to work off the ball, assault with straight-line drives, and pull-up from the mid-range, he’s an unstoppable power within the half-court.


Brown Reveals Tatum ‘Was All the time Taking part in’

Main as much as the Celtics’ sport towards Dallas, Tatum was listed as questionable on Boston’s damage report and wasn’t introduced as a participant within the sport till late within the day. 

When talking to the media in his post-game press convention, Brown joked that Tatum was at all times set to participate within the Celtics sport, as he needed to match up with Luka Doncic, who can also be among the many present MVP candidates.

“He was gonna play. He was taking part in, he knew who he was matched up with. He had that sport circled. Don’t let him idiot y’all. He was taking part in the entire time,” Brown mentioned.

Tatum ended up seeing 36 minutes of taking part in time and as soon as once more supplied the Celtics with a superstar-level efficiency, dropping 37 factors, knocking down 13 rebounds, meting out 5 assists, and blocking two pictures whereas taking pictures 11-of-24 from the sphere on 45.8% taking pictures. 

It stays to be seen if Tatum goes to be rested within the coming weeks, as he appears to be nursing a slight wrist subject and was seen limping at totally different factors of Boston’s sport towards the Mavericks.


Al Horford Credit Celtics Crowd in Victory

The TD Backyard is thought for the way noisy and intense the group can get, with the fanbase usually being known as the Celtics’ sixth man on the ground. Following Boston’s win, Al Horford credited the fanbase throughout his post-game media session.

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“The vitality was wonderful tonight… that actually received us going”

Al Horford on the group at TD Backyard ☘️ pic.Twitter.com/8ZaSm2S2yI

— Celtics on NBC Sports activities Boston (@NBCSCeltics) November 24, 2022

“Nicely first, our crowd was, the vitality was wonderful tonight. Earlier than the sport began, I kinda seemed round and was like ‘Oo it’s a kind of,’ such as you simply felt it, all people was right here, able to go earlier than (tip-off). And that simply actually received us going…That helps tremendously,” Horford mentioned.

After struggling a disheartening defeat towards the Chicago Bulls on November 21, the Celtics returned again to the win column with their newest victory and shall be seeking to construct upon their efficiency after they face off towards the Sacramento Kings on November 25. 

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