March 3, 1998 (25)
Jayson Tatum is a professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. Tatum first gained national attention as a standout player at Duke University before being drafted in 2017. Since then, he has made multiple All-Star teams, earned All-NBA honors, and helped lead the US men’s basketball team to a gold medal at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo.
One of Tatum’s career milestones was his performance in Game 7 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, where he scored 24 points and helped lead the Celtics to a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He also scored a career-high 60 points in a game against the San Antonio Spurs in April 2021.
Tatum has collaborated with several celebrities and influential people throughout his career, including fellow NBA players LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. He also teamed up with rapper Lil Uzi Vert for a Puma ad campaign, and appeared on an episode of the popular cooking show “Chopped” with fellow basketball player Andre Drummond.