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Jayson Tatum
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No. 0 - Boston Celtics
Position Small forward / Power forward
Personal information
Full name Jayson Christopher Tatum
Born March 3, 1998 (1998-03-03) (age 23)
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 210 lbs (95 kg)
Career information
High school Chaminade College Prep
(Creve Coeur, Missouri)
College Duke (2016-2017)
NBA Draft 2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 2017–present (4 years)
Career history
2017–present Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Star (2020, 2021)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2020)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2018)
  • Third-team All-ACC (2017)
  • ACC All-Freshman team (2017)
  • McDonald's All-American (2016)
  • Gatorade National Player of the Year (2016)

Jayson Christopher Tatum (born March 3, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tatum attended Chaminade, where he was rated as a five-star recruit and regarded as one of the top players in the Class of 2016 by most recruiting services. After playing basketball with the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team in 2016–2017, Tatum declared himself eligible for the 2017 NBA Draft and was selected with the third overall pick by the Boston Celtics.

High school career

College career

Professional career

Boston Celtics (2017–present)

Tatum was drafted as the third pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. In his NBA debut, Tatum recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the team's starting power forward in a 102–99 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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