Celtics star Jayson Tatum pays epic tribute to Michael Jordan ahead of Game 4 vs Heat

Jayson Tatum was aware of the big responsibility in game 4, in absence of Marcus Smart, he enters the TD Garden wearing Michael Jordan outfit.

Boston Celtics Jason Tatum idolizing Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan
Boston Celtics Jason Tatum idolizing Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan

Boston Celtics marquee player Jayson Tatum found a unique way to channel his energy into the game 4 against Miami Heat. After a sloppy game-3 performance, Tatum decided to enter the TD garden wearing a GOAT Michael Jordan outfit and to everyone’s expectations, delivered big time.

The Boston Celtics had one of the best hustle games of the Eastern Conference Finals and this playoffs. They maintained pace with the opponents and even overcame a huge halftime deficit to make it a close game in the third quarter. But Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat pulled away at the end and won 109-103 taking a 2-1 lead in the conference finals. Jayson Tatum, suffered a shoulder injury in the game, had a poor game by his standard. However, he entered the arena for Game 4 in a pretty confident mood, wearing a Michael Jordan outfit.

Just before Game 4, Celtics star Jayson Tatum walked into the arena channeling his inner Michael Jordan. Tatum wore a shirt featuring MJ throwing up three fingers signifying the Chicago Bulls’ NBA title three-peat, exerting confidence from his side. Also interestingly Tatum wore pants that featured Jordan facing Kobe Bryant one-on-one, two of the best in the league.

Jayson Tatum and Boston Celtics in EC Finals

Jason Tatum of Boston Celtics
fired up Jason Tatum of Boston Celtics

Game 3 was a very physical one, filled with injury scares, including Jayson Tatum and Jimmy Butler. Both franchise players had their hits, while Bulter dint return in the game, Tatum’s contributions were disappointing. The Celtics star was holding his shoulder in the 4th quarter, after getting tangled up with Victor Oladipo, but before that, he was missing shots from every possible angle.

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Along with Tatum, Marcus Smart was also at the receiving end of similar physicality. He Smart left that same contest after rolling his right ankle with assistance. Yet, Smart returned for the remainder of the contest. However, Smart will not be active for Game 4, as he was ruled out after experiencing increased swelling in his right ankle, which was sprained.

Without impactful defensive player of the year, The Boston Celtics may need their star Jayson Tatum to play like a superstar to avoid any further damage in the series. At the very least, Tatum entered brewing with some confidence and looked determined to take one-on-one with anybody on the opposing team.

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17-time NBA Champions Boston Celtics missed on NBA finals for more than 11 years now. The last time they were in the finals, Kobe Bryant and Los Angele Lakers defeated them in 7 games in the 2010 NBA Finals. The current crop of players has shown great talent and desire to make history again for one of the dominant franchises of the league.

Tatum and the Celtics are 3 wins away from their first NBA finals appearance, as they look to avenge their 2020 exit at the hands of Miami. The good news for Celtics fans is that Tatum has been at his best after defeats. Jayson is averaging 33.0 points on 51.7 percent shooting after losses in this postseason

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