The Boston Celtics pick third, and team exec Danny Ainge said after the Philadelphia trade that his team could select the same player there that they would have taken at the top, leading some to suspect Tatum could be the target here.
Jackson, a 6-foot-8 forward, played three seasons in Chapel Hill and was named the ACC Player of the Year last season after averaging 18.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.
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But Jackson apparently doesn't want to become a Celtic and reportedly has refused to work out for the organization without an assurance that he will be chosen by them and not traded.
"Even the Brooklyn deal (the Celtics made in 2013) was more reasonable than that", the source said, comparing Jackson's asking price for Porzingis to the infamous deal that netted the Celtics three Nets first-rounders and the right to swap this year, plus players, in exchange for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry. "Went at a high tempo, but when he missed a shot he never showed anything but resolve to make the next one". "I'm going to come in, compete - that's what I do - and look forward to the future". The Celtics instead stuck to their draft plan and secured a player who, according to fellow Blue Devil alumnus/team owner Steve Pagliuca, the team has long prized.
The real intrigue, however, may be that Tatum will now forever be compared to Markelle Fultz, the top overall pick and the player the Celtics could have selected had they not traded the pick to the 76ers.
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Ainge said after the draft that he tried not to let the snub affect his thinking, and that Tatum was his pick all along, and maybe that's true.
"I think that, in this kind of position-less league, those guys are really valuable", Stevens said.
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One thing to keep in mind here is that Eberle, at 506 games, was supposed to be in the prime time years of his career. Eberle is entering the fifth season of a six-year, $36 million deal he signed before the 2012-13 campaign.
He turned out to be correct. Ainge said he was upset about the last-minute cancellation, but that they didn't hold it against him. Stevens said the Utah and Vegas Summer Leagues will provide Tatum and the other Boston rookies a chance to learn what life will be like in the National Basketball Association, from the daily routine to filling their down time properly on off days. "They canceled a workout on us when we flew out to Sacramento and they just chose to cancel it as we flew - it was Brad and I and Mike Zarren, it was cross-country". In spite of that, we've watched Josh for two years and we're fans.
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