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Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum is playing the best basketball of his career, and his NBA peers are noticing.

The 21-year-old forward scored a team-high 33 points in the Celtics' 114-103 win over the Utah Jazz on the road Wednesday night. It was his third consecutive game scoring 30-plus points, and in the month of February he's averaging 30.5 points on 50 percent (!) shooting from 3-point range. 

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Not only is Tatum scoring at a high level and doing it in an efficient manner, he's excelling against quality competition. Seven of the 11 teams the Celtics have played this month are currently in a playoff spot, including two of the top championship contenders in the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.

Several players couldn't resist giving Tatum a shoutout after another great game Wednesday night.

Here's some of the best Twitter reaction to Tatum's performance against the Jazz from various NBA players past and present.


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