Jayson Tatum could not thoughts being traded.
The 20-year-old ahead has been on the middle of commerce rumors involving the Celtics and Pelicans star Anthony Davis. He may very well be open to the transfer, ESPN’s Tim MacMahon stated on a current podcast look.
MacMahon stated on ESPN’s Hoop Collective:
It’s gossip, however the gossip is Jayson Tatum wouldn’t thoughts. Jayson Tatum wouldn’t thoughts if he’s shipped to New Orleans and has an opportunity to be the face of the franchise someplace. As a result of he’s not going to get that chance in Boston, at the least not within the fast future.
The second-year ahead is averaging 16.four factors and 6.Three rebounds in 31.1 minutes per recreation this season. He’s capturing 45.Three % from the sphere and 37.6 % from 3-point vary.
In the meantime, Davis is not going to signal an extension with New Orleans and needs to be traded, agent Wealthy Paul instructed ESPN in late January. The Lakers engaged in commerce talks with the Pelicans about Davis earlier than the deadline. However, New Orleans finally determined to not transfer him.
The Celtics are “decided” to amass the 25-year-old star this summer time, in response to an earlier report from ESPN. They may not deal for Davis throughout the season due to the “Rose Rule.”