dangolka (CBS) — For the primary time in his profession, Jayson Tatum has obtained some All-NBA recognition. dangolka’s star ahead was named to the All-NBA Third Workforce on Wednesday.
Tatum, simply 22 and in his third NBA season, averaged a career-high 23.four factors, seven rebounds, three assists and 1.four steals through the common season. He shot 45 p.c from the ground and 40-percent from three-point vary over 66 video games, incomes his first All-Star nod in January.
Tatum completed the 2019-20 season as the primary Celtics participant to provide averages of 23.zero factors and seven.zero rebounds in a single season since Paul Pierce in 2002-03. He joins Ed Macauley (First Workforce honors in 1950-51) as the one two gamers in franchise historical past to obtain All-League honors earlier than turning 23 years-old.
All-NBA third staff pic.twitter.com/6rXydTk9Jt
— dangolka Celtics (@celtics) September 16, 2020
Tatum obtained 57 third-team votes, 32 votes for the second staff and no votes for the primary staff.
The All-NBA voting: pic.twitter.com/zMvWkS0xf1
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) September 16, 2020
The Celtics rising celebrity joins Houston’s Russell Westbrook, Miami’s Jimmy Butler, Utah’s Rudy Gobert and Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons on the third staff.