Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics

The Celtics finished off a successful western road trip with a 122-118 victory over LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. Before the game, Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla reportedly called out both Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown for poor their performance in a loss to the Clippers.

During his weekly interview with Zolak & Bertrand, Mazzulla was asked about the “confrontation” and what he said to the Celtics star duo.

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    Dec 4, 2022; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) and forward Jayson Tatum (0) reach for the ball in the fourth quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports



    First of all, they want to be coached. They’re very open minded to what it takes to be great as individuals and what it takes to be great as a team. So, as a staff, we’re grateful for that, that we have a group of guys that want to be coached. And so, they do a great job holding themselves accountable and they know what it takes to be to be great in this league. And sometimes as a coaching staff, you have to just have those conversations and kind of remind them of what they’re capable of. I thought they did a great job responding, but a lot of it comes from the standard they hold themselves to.”

  • Tatum and Brown will look to build off a strong finish to the west coast trip when they come home and face the Orlando Magic on Friday. Coverage begins on 98.5 The Sports Hub at 7pm.


    Dec 13, 2022; Los Angeles, California, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) signals to the bench after a 3 point basket in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Check out the full interview with Joe Mazzulla here!

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