Jayson Tatum: Celtics ‘Should Have Swept’ the Sixers

by October 15, 2018
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Jayson Tatum told Sixers center Joel Embiid that Boston should have swept his team during their second round playoff series.

Tatum laments that the Celtics let Philly win a game.

Tatum won’t deny that “animosity” exists between the two squads.

Per NBC Sports Boston:

“I just kept reminding him that we almost swept them,” said Tatum. “We should have swept them but we let them win one game.”

After playing a whopping 11 times last season — two preseason, four regular season, five postseason games — these two teams won’t need much of a reintroduction.

“Definitely some animosity,” said Tatum. “We won, so they are probably a little more fired up or angry than we are, but we’re excited to play. We had a lot of good matchups with them last year, a lot of great battles, especially in the playoffs.”

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