Tatum, Brown make Celtics history with All-Star nods


The Boston Celtics will have two representatives in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game as both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown were named to the team on Tuesday.

For Tatum, it was his second All-Star selection, making him the youngest player in Celtics history (22 years old) to receive multiple All-Star bids. It's Brown's first NBA All-Star nod.

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Together, Tatum and Brown became the second C's duo to make the All-Star team under the age of 25. The first C's pair to do so was Bob Cousy and Ed Macauley back in 1953 (via Celtics Stats on Twitter).

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Tatum entered Tuesday night with a team-high 26.0 points and 4.6 assists per game to go along with 7.1 rebounds. Brown is averaging a career-high 25.5 points to go with 5.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game will take place in Atlanta on March 7.