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Jayson Tatum talks about the pressure of playing in Boston

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - MAY 27: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics reacts after Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on May 27, 2024 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that by downloading and/or using this photo, user agrees to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.
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After being blown out by 38 points in Game 4 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, the Boston Celtics will look to get revenge in Game 5 at TD Garden, hoping to win it all from their fans instead of heading back to Texas for game 6.

Fortunately for Boston, history is on the side of the storied franchise, with no team in the league having come back from an 0-3 deficit, meaning it could only be a matter of time before Jayson Tatum and company take the Larry to land O’Brien. Trophy.

Another thing the Celtics have going for them is playing Game 5 on their home floor as they can feed off the energy of their fans, who want to personally witness a series win, which will also make history with this team. breaking the tie with arch-rival Los Angeles for 18 titles won.

Ahead of a crucial Game 5, Tatum spoke about the support he and his teammates have received from the Celtics faithful via the NBA’s Twitter account.

“You really just feel the love and support from everyone in the city of Boston,” Tatum said.

Currently, the Celtics are heavily favored (-6.5) to win it all at TD Garden on Monday night, and the consensus seems to be that they will bounce back from a 38-point loss to finish off the Dallas Mavericks.

However, anything can happen from here on out as Kristaps Porzingis may not be available for Monday’s match, which is considered doubtful.

Furthermore, the Mavericks will be highly motivated to bring this series back to Dallas and keep their hopes alive of making history.

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