Zach Randolph

Jayson Tatum shines again for Celtics in summer league

Whether it's Salt Lake City or Sin City, Jayson Tatum is owning the NBA's summer league.

The No. 3 overall pick had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to an 86-81 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.

Tatum, the swingman from Duke that Boston traded out of the No. 1 overall spot to grab, has shown a versatility and maturity in his game from the moment he first stepped on the floor. He starred in the Celtics' trip through the Utah summer league and picked up right where he left off in front of a pro-Lakers crowd in Las Vegas.

"He reminds me of Paul Pierce," Celtics summer league coach Walter McCarty said.

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