76ers’ guard Patrick Beverley doesn’t suppose Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown can win a title collectively

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Tatum and Brown have competed within the Japanese Convention Finals 4 instances collectively.

Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have been the topic of criticism for not but profitable an NBA championship collectively. Maddie Meyer/Getty Photographs
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New 76ers guard Patrick Beverley can’t envision the Celtics’ duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy as a pair.

“No – an excessive amount of of the identical participant,” Beverley mentioned on his “The Pat Bev Podcast with Rone” Barstool Sports activities present. “They don’t complement one another sufficient … they complement one another, however not sufficient.”

Though, Beverley went on to say he wouldn’t commerce both of them if he have been Boston’s normal supervisor.

“You don’t do away with something,” he mentioned. “You simply add. You add a defensive level guard, you add a 3-and-D man.”

Nonetheless, the 35-year-old praised Philadelphia’s Japanese Convention foe for including Kristaps Porzingis this offseason.

“With Porzingis, you guys might be lots higher,” Beverley mentioned.

Brown and Tatum have reached the Japanese Convention Finals 4 instances in six years because the Celtics’ star tandem. But, they’ve didn’t convey dwelling Boston’s sought-after 18th championship banner.

The Celtics, who have been most just lately eradicated from the postseason by the Miami Warmth in seven video games again in Could, aren’t any strangers to individuals within the media arguing that Tatum and Brown could not mesh properly collectively. Every week after Boston’s 2022-23 season got here to an finish, Shaquille O’Neal advised the Celtics commerce Brown.

Moreover, Tatum and Brown’s private {and professional} relationship has been questioned over time. Followers and the press alike have advised that the 2 could not like one another, prompting Tatum to reply and clarify that that isn’t the case.

Brown inked the richest contract in NBA historical past with Boston one month in the past, although he may nonetheless be dealt to a different crew because of a commerce kicker in his new deal. Tatum might be eligible for an much more exorbitant supermax at 5 years, $318 million subsequent offseason.

It’s possible that the duo can have loads extra possibilities to convey a championship to Boston collectively for the primary time since 2008. Nonetheless, it additionally appears doable that the crew may nonetheless select to separate the pair up if the group sees match.


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