BOSTON – Young Celtics stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown may be heading to the All-Star Game together, but they won’t be teammates when it’s time for tip-off.
In the reserves draft, Brown went to Team LeBron, with James referring to him as Jaylen ‘Underappreciated’ Brown.
“That’s great to have one of, if not the best player to ever play, select you and point out some of the things that you’ve been doing or some of the things that he’s seen,” Brown said of James. “So I appreciate him for that. And playing against Jayson, that’s going to be fun.”
This will be the first All-Star appearance for Brown, while it’s the second straight All-Star nod for Tatum, who will be making his first start in the game.