Celtics Jayson Tatum; NBA Draft, Stats, Shoes, Wife, Jersey

Published Date: 13 Sep, 2020 Updated date: 13 Sep, 2020 By Lucifer

Jayson Tatum is almost three seasons old after the 2017 NBA Draft selection. The love for sports is immense just like him wearing high brand shoes of Jordan and Nike.

American professional Basketball player Jayson Tatum plays for the NBA team Boston Celtics. At the National levels, he has played the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship and 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship.

Jayson Tatum Bio & Family; How Old Is He?

The athlete is 22 years old, born as Jayson Christopher Tatum on 3 March 1998 in St. Louis, Missouri. Talking about his family, his parents Justin Tatum and Brandy Cole raised him. He adores his parents who have been his support system and feel blessed to have Brandy as his mom who he thinks deserves the entire world.

Justin is a former coach and athletics director at Soldan International Studies High School for six years. His parents were 19-year-old undergraduates when Jayson was born. The player’s mom went to Saint Louis University School of Law to complete graduation and is now a practicing attorney in the St. Louis area. He is 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) tall and weighs around 95 kg.

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Career Details: NBA Draft, Stats, Contract

Post his college playing career, Jayson got the fortune to be in the 2017 NBA Draft. The Celtics picked him as #1 selection and he played 2017-2018 as his rookie season. In his rookie year, Jayson recorded perfect stats intact making an average 18.7 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals, and 2.0 assists at the NBA Summer League event in Utah. Likewise, his NBA debut came with a lot of surprises when he made another stats record of 14 points and 10 rebounds in a 102–99 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

In the team’s season opener for the 2018-2019 season, Jayson made 23 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists in a 105–87 win against the Philadelphia 76ers. Likewise, on 20 October 2018, he scored 24 points and 6 rebounds in a 101–95 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The next 2019-2020 season turned out to be a blessing for the athlete after scoring a career-high 39 points, along with 12 rebounds, in a 119–93 win over the Charlotte Hornets in late 2019. While the season is halted due to global pandemic from COVID-19, the player is back scoring 34 points on 11-22 shooting vs the Portland Trail Blazers on 2 August 2020. 

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Jayson Tatum Love For Shoes!

The 22-year-old love for shoes is infinite and mostly prefers to wear Air Jordans. For the 2019-2020 season, he’s been wearing the Air Jordan XXXIV in exclusive player edition (PE) styles. The XXXIV gives him that stability and peace of mind on the court. 

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He signed with Jordan Brand in the summer of 2019. Before, his fondness was towards Nike in the first two NBA seasons. 

Is Jayson Tatum Married?

The Celtics star is not married but has a son, Jayson Christopher Tatum Jr. It is yet to identify the exact time of the baby’s birthday and the speculating rumors of the baby mama. 

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According to Fade Away World, the baby’s mama is his ex-girlfriend, Samie Amos. If rumors are to be believed, Samie felt Jayson did not appreciate whatever she did for him despite so many flaws.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jayson Tatum

  • Jayson’s father is a former basketball player at Saint Louis University.
  • Justin is a gym teacher and basketball coach at Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis. He graduated in 1997.
  • The player went to Chaminade College Prep in Creve Coeur, Missouri, and Duke to play college basketball from 2016 to 2017. 
  • Jayson’s Celtics jersey number is zero.
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