Jaylen Brown's Quotes About Jayson Tatum's Rise Show Celtics' Chemistry

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Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum have been lumped together for as long as they've both been with the Boston Celtics.…
Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum have been lumped together for as long as they've both been with the Boston Celtics.

It's not a slight. Each player brings a unique skill set to the table, and the Celtics' quest to return to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010 could hinge on what they provide collectively moving forward.

Rather, it's simply a natural inclination based on the players' proximity in age, experience and draft history. Brown, 23, was selected third overall by Boston in 2016, while Tatum, 21, was picked third overall by the Celtics in 2017. The former is in the midst of his fourth NBA season, whereas the latter is navigating his third season in The Association. Both have shown tremendous promise to this point in their respective careers.

It would be understandable if either player got a little annoyed with the whole "Jaylen and Jayson" thing every now and then. After all, who doesn't want to separate himself from the pack in pursuit of basketball greatness?

But that's hardly been the case in the three years…
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