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Led by Jayson Tatum’s Game 7 record 51 points, along with 13 rebounds, and 5 assists, the Boston Celtics overcame the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7, 112-88. Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 6 rebounds for the Celtics in the victory, while Joel Embiid summed 15 points and 8 rebounds for the 76ers. After closing out this best-of-seven series, 4-3, the Celtics will now advance to the Eastern Conference Finals to confront the Miami Heat. Game 1 will take place on Wednesday, May 17 (8:30 p.m. ET, TNT).
Jayson Tatum’s 51 points on this night mark a new NBA record for points in a Game 7, formerly:
Stephen Curry: 50 points on 04/30/2023 vs. Kings
Jayson Tatum is currently the only participant in Celtics franchise history with multiple 50+ point Playoff games.
With his third on this night, Jayson Tatum has now passed Sam Jones for the most 45+ point Playoff games in Celtics franchise history.
Jayson Tatum is the third participant in Celtics franchise history to record 40+ points in a Game 7, joining:
Sam Jones: 47 points on 04/10/1963
Paul Pierce: 41 points on 05/18/2008
Jayson Tatum is currently the fourth participant in NBA history with 20 or more Playoff games of 30+ points at age 25 or more youthful, joining:
LeBron James: 35 Games
Kevin Durant: 33 Games
Kobe Bryant: 30 Games
Jayson Tatum has now passed Paul Pierce and tied Sam Jones for the third most 40+ point Playoff games in Celtics franchise history:
Larry Bird: 5 Games
John Havlicek: 5 Games
Sam Jones: 4 Games
Jayson Tatum: 4 Games
Paul Pierce: 3 Games
Jayson Tatum is currently the fourth Celtic with 20+ Playoff games of 30+ points, joining:
Larry Bird: 43 Games
John Havlicek: 30 Games
Sam Jones: 21 Games
There have now been two 40+ point Game 7 spectacles in this postseason (Stephen Curry, 50 points in Round 1 vs. Kings), marking the fourth time in NBA history that there’s been multiple 40+ point Game 7 spectacles in the same postseason:
2021: Luka Doncic (46 points) on 06/06/2021, Kevin Durant (48 points) on 06/19/2021, and Giannis Antetokounmpo (40 points) on 06/19/2021
2008: LeBron James (45 points) on 05/18/2008 and Paul Pierce (41 points) on 05/18/2008
1963: Sam Jones (27 points) on 04/10/1962 and Oscar Robertson (43 points) on 04/10/1963
76ers, too soft!!! Got the MVP but he’s soft . Lack that championship heart. Great finesse player
Harden need to go to Taiwan also
Seems like Ja Ta was in his bag the whole night!
Let’s Go Celtics !!!!!!
This is why Embid is not an MVP regardless of what his stat line says.
As Phil Jackson said. Doc Rivers know how to lose.
MVP my a** don’t play like know big man at all wanna be a shooter step back shoots biggest dude on court n play like BBQ chicken