Jayson Tatum’s son, Deuce, showed everyone that he is not to be bothered during the heat of competition when the Celtics are on the court.
Deuce is a regular when the Celtics play home games at the TD Garden in Boston. The five-year-old boy is well-known around the league and he has become a fan favorite among NBA players like Draymond Green.
If you want a fist bump from Deuce, like the one he gave to rapper Nelly during the NBA Finals, it might have to wait until after the game is over. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Donovan Mitchell learned this the hard way:
Donovan Mitchell tries to say hi to Deuce Tatum pic.twitter.com/IWNU95jJBy
— dave (@nbadaves) March 2, 2023
Mitchell scored a career-high 71 points earlier this season, but that clearly didn’t impress Deuce. He totally left Mitchell hanging on both a high-five and a subsequent fist bump attempt.
According to Bri Marie D, Deuce had a “change of heart” but couldn’t actually give Mitchell love because the game resumed.
Deuce wasn’t feeling a high five from Spidey 👀😭 pic.twitter.com/X2X8GHLfh7
— Bri Marie D (@BriMarieD) March 2, 2023
If it makes Mitchell feel any better, Deuce totally pulled the same stunt on his father’s teammate Grant Williams during the postseason last year.
Tatum recently caught up with For The Win’s Mike Sykes to discuss his new signature shoe, which is very much worth watching if you have not already had the chance.
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