Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown boast eerily similar career stats after Celtics' win

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Young stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have given the Celtics virtually identical production since coming to Boston.
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have three obvious traits in common: Their names begin with "Jay," the Boston Celtics drafted both players No. 3 overall and they're both very good at basketball.

How good, you ask? After dropping 28 points in Monday night's win over the Atlanta Hawks, Tatum now has 3,331 career points, second only to Donovan Mitchell among players taken in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Brown? He ranks fifth among players taken in the 2016 draft with -- wait for it -- 3,331 career points.

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That's right: The two pillars of Boston's young core have scored the exact amount of regular-season points with the Celtics: Tatum through 204 career games and Brown through 263 career games.

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