Danny Ainge refused to trade Jayson Tatum. That shut down any potential blockbuster for Anthony Davis, who was eventually traded to the Lakers.
The Boston Celtics refused to offer their best players in a potential deal to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard, before he was dealt to Toronto.
Rookie Jayson Tatum led the Boston Celtics with 24 points — and his first 20-point performance of the series — to a Game 5 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics third overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , was seen in a walking boot following Wednesday night’s game against the Lakers.
In the second blockbuster deal of the NBA Draft, Paul George has been traded by the Indiana Pacers to the Boston Celtics for three players.