Jayson Tatum Drops 51 Points as Celtics Rout Sixers in Game 7.

Jayson Tatum Drops 51 Points as Celtics Rout Sixers in Game 7
Tatum is applauded for his record-breaking 51 points

In a thrilling Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics, it was Jayson Tatum who ultimately stole the show. Tatum had an incredible night, scoring 51 points to lead the Celtics to an impressive victory. He was joined by Marcus Smart and Kemba Walker, who both had double-doubles and combined for 56 points.

The Celtics had a slow start, trailing the Sixers by as many as 11 points in the first half. However, they were able to take an eight-point lead heading into halftime. In the second half, it was all Boston. The Celtics outscored the Sixers by 22 points in the third quarter, and Tatum took over. He scored 24 points in the period, shooting 10-of-12 from the field. He then added 14 more points in the fourth quarter, including four three-pointers.

The Celtics won the game 125-122 and will move on to the Eastern Conference Finals. Jayson Tatum was named the MVP of the game, and his performance was one of the greatest in Celtics history. He shot an incredible 19-of-28 from the field and 8-of-13 from beyond the arc. His 51 points were the most ever scored in a Game 7 in Celtics history.

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