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Reaction to Jaylen Brown’s 42 points vs. Grizzlies

Jaylen Brown now leads the NBA in scoring and the Garden Report asks, can he match or even exceed Jayson Tatum’s level?

Jaylen Brown dropped 42 points in a career night that vaulted him to the top of the NBA scoring leaderboard with 140 in five games (28 PPG). The Celtics beat the undermanned Grizzlies 126-107 and advanced to 3-2 entering the new year.

Scroll below for reaction from the Celtics and the Garden Report, courtesy of CLNS Media.

Has Jaylen Brown Reached Jayson Tatum’s Level?

Jaylen Brown: “It’s been great. Definitely trying to accept the challenge. I’m excited about this year in general. We have a great group ... we’re all embracing that challenge. Personally to be in a new and different role, with a lot of responsibility, I love, I want to handle that ... make sure I get other guys involved and make sure I be the best leader I can be.”

Brad Stevens: “He’s got a lot on his plate ... he wants to have a lot on his plate.”

Jayson Tatum: “Super Happy” for Jaylen

Daniel Theis

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