Despite winning the ‘ACC Tournament,’ Duke’s performance during the ‘NCAA Tournament’ was far from good. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, However, his father was always around to support them. He introduced his baby boy, Christopher Tatum Jr. to the world via an Instagram post on 13th January 2018. Jayson grew up to a great height, which made him apt for being a basketball player. “I think Kobe is going to bring that … competitive nature out of him on the defensive end,” said Justin Tatum. [42] The Celtics defeated the Bucks in Game 7 by a score of 112–96, with Tatum scoring 20 points. The ‘Boston Celtics’ general manager, Danny Ainge, made a controversial move to acquire Jayson, who was picked as number 3 overall in June 2017. (@jaytatum0) on Dec 25, 2018 at 7:52pm PST. Justin Tatum is a gym teacher and a basketball coach at the Christians Brothers College (CBC) High School in St. Louis. Tatum enrolled at Chaminade College Preparatory School where he initially began playing basketball. Ryan Gaydos is the sports editor for 3 overall by Celtics", "Celtics' Jayson Tatum Earns All-NBA Summer League Second Team Honors", "Tatum Named Rookie of the Month for December", "Celtics survive wild finish, hold off Bucks 113–107 in OT", "Tied up: Giannis' tip-in lifts Bucks over Celtics in Game 4", "Celtics beat Bucks 112–96 in Game 7, advance to play 76ers", "Rozier (29 pts), Tatum (28) help Celtics beat 76ers 117–101", "Jayson Tatum (20 years, 61 days) is now the youngest player to ever score 20+ PTS in 4 straight playoff games. Tatum was even featured in the cover of the NBA 2k playgrounds 2, a 2017 sports video game developed by Saber Interactive. By nationality, Tatum is an American and he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. In 2016, Jayson enrolled at ‘Duke University.’ During his debut college season (2016–2017), he missed out on a few games in the beginning, owing to a foot injury. All rights reserved.

You're just barely over 2 and there is so much I want to share with you but I'll keep it short. However, Jayson performed his career’s best against the ‘New York Knicks’ in October 2017, scoring 24 points and thus playing a decisive role in his team’s victory.

Jayson was on the road in New Orleans and Justin was in town for the game, a chance to see his son, one of the league’s rising stars as well as another rising star for the Pelicans, Zion Williamson, who like Jayson was one-and-done at Duke University. [27] On February 13, Tatum earned his second ACC freshman of the week honor. [70], Representing Team USA at the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit, Tatum saw 16 minutes, 57 seconds of action, scoring 14 points, pulling down four rebounds, and also had two assists, two steals and one block. His earning in 2017 was reported to be $5,645,400 and is expected to make $7,830,000 in 2019 which will gradually increase to $9,897,120 in 2020 and to $12,985,021 in 2021. On 22nd June 2017, Tatum was the pickled 3rd overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics, which made his team’s 2nd straight choice pick #3 after Jaylen Brown, the previous year. “Once he saw Kobe’s drive, and his work ethic, the way he played the game … it’s tough to get a kid at six years old not to shoot a fadeaway on the block or do Kobe’s move.”. He’s like a sponge. [38] Tatum then recorded a season-high 24 points in a win over the New York Knicks on October 24, 2017. [34] Tatum had a successful freshman season at Duke, ranking fourth in made free throws (118), rebounds (fifth), and free throw percentage (849.). [77], Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Award, Gatorade High School Basketball Player of the Year Award, "Celtics' Tatum wins 2019 Taco Bell Skills Challenge on halfcourt shot", It's not hype if you can do it, and Chaminade's Jayson Tatum can, Hochman: Like godfather, like godson — Jayson Tatum is on track for NBA, "Nike EYBL Peach Jam: Before picking Duke, Jayson Tatum sparked the end of Team CP3's run", "Nike EYBL Peach Jam: Wendell Carter's Georgia Star rout Jayson Tatum's St Louis Eagles to claim tourney EYBL title", "Brandy Cole – Lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri", "Five-star forward Jayson Tatum commits to Duke", "Capacity crowd at Chaminade gets a show from Tatum, Monk", "Jayson Tatum, No.10 Chaminade knock off No.18 Huntington Prep at CRC", "No.8 DeMatha Catholic overtakes No.14 Chaminade in overtime at HoopHall", "Jayson Tatum scores 40, Chaminade beats Kickapoo for state title", "Mcdonald's All-American diary: Jayson Tatum", "East takes a bruising victory in Jordan Brand Classic boys game", "Jayson Tatum wins Gatorade National Player of the Year", "Jayson Tatum – Basketball Recruiting – player – profiles", "Jayson Tatum, 2016 Small forward –", Jayson Tatum, the top recruit in the class of 2016, faces a tough choice, Jayson Tatum 3D: College and NBA impact, Tatum in his own words, "Duke freshmen Jayson Tatum, Marques Bolden debut vs Maine", "No.5 Duke beats No.21 Florida 84–74 in Jimmy V Classic", "Atlantic Coast Conference Announces Basketball Players of the Week", "No.5 Duke beats Elon 72–61 in final game before ACC play", "Allen returns, Duke tops Ga Tech 110–57 in Coach K's sendoff", "Tatum, Allen lead Duke Past Boston College 93–82", "Duke's second-half surge beats Miami 70–58", "Tatum leads No.12 Duke past No.14 Virginia, 65–55", "No.12 Duke holds on for 99–94 win over Wake Forest", "No.14 Duke races past No.6 UNC in ACC semifinals", "Duke downs Notre Dame to become first 4-in-4 ACC champion", "South Carolina upsets second-seeded Duke", "ACC Announces All-Conference Team, Postseason Awards", "Jayson Tatum decides to enter NBA draft after one season at Duke", "Duke's Jayson Tatum selected No.

But the unavoidable comparison was to Tatum's father, Justin Tatum, a … This led Jayson to become interested in the sport early in his life. He eventually made his debut in December 2016. He is expected to make a huge amount as a part of the endorsement deal. Tatum is also famous for his tattoos. Jayson Tatum is an American basketball player who currently plays for the ‘Boston Celtics’ of the ‘National Basketball Association’ (NBA). [36] During the 2017 NBA Summer League event in Utah, he displayed his abilities to effect, averaging 18.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals, and 2.0 assists in nearly 33 minutes of action. [30] As the fifth seed in the ACC Tournament, Duke defeated Clemson in the second round and Louisville in the quarterfinals. “He (Jayson) wasn’t hearing it,” Justin recalled. Samie confirmed it by putting up a social-media post accusing Jayson of infidelity. We were energetic, talking the whole time. “He was like the meanest person ever when I was growing up,” he said of his father Justin. Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. In these cases, the average was taken. “We didn't want to shelter him from anything that was real.”. Tatum was named to the All-ACC Tournament team, after averaging 22.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 1.5 steals per game for the Blue Devils. He was conceived when both his parents were 19 years old and were not married to each other. And there will be many who have contributed to that growth we all have seen in Tatum; among them being the late Kobe Bryant, whose impact on Tatum lives on. By the time he stepped into his teenage years, he played the game against much bigger and older players. He is reportedly having a child with Toriah. [53] On November 16, Tatum recorded 21 points and 7 rebounds in a 123–116 overtime win against the Toronto Raptors. That was all good, but Justin also implored him to understand that the work Kobe put into all those other things, he also put into his craft to not just be better — but be the best version of himself whenever he stepped on the floor. [23] On December 21, 2016, Tatum scored 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 blocks in a 72–61 win over Elon. Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr! His earning in 2017 was reported to be $5,645,400 and is expected to make $7,830,000 in 2019 which will gradually increase to $9,897,120 in 2020 and to $12,985,021 in 2021.