Mike Gorman is mad as hell and he’s not going to take this anymore.
Gorman is starting at the top with All-Stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, whose ball-hogging styles of play have hurt the team’s overall offensive performance of late. He’s especially concerned about the lack of assist numbers, which have been an indication of a team playing selfish basketball. And Gorman is pointing to the stars to fix that.
“Unfortunately, last time I looked, basketball is a team game, it’s not tennis, it’s a team game,” Gorman said. “They are just playing like they met on the bus on the way over. It’s really sad to watch these guys right now.”
Gorman added: “This team needs to be more unselfish, and it needs to start at the top, and the top right now is Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, and they need to respond. They can go have their weekend in Atlanta, they can go play [the All-Star Game]. But when they come back to business here in Boston, they’ve got to start thinking about winning games and not about getting numbers.”
Gorman had a lot more choice words for the C’s. He even swore – twice! When the team broadcaster is this upset, you know something’s wrong. Listen below for the full interview.