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Reaction to Jaylen Brown’s 42 points vs. Grizzlies

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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