Tiger Fighting October 1st News Today, Celtics general manager Danny Angie accepted an interview with Toucherandrich and talked about the topic of Celtic player Jason Tatum's possible contract extension with the team during the offseason.
"Jason Tatum will stay with the Celtics for a long time in the future, I am very sure of this." Angie said in the interview.
In the interview, Angie also emphasized that he is not worried that Tatum will contact Nets player Kyrie Irving: "Tatum and Irving are very close, and their relationship is very good now. The business is like this, the players choose to leave. It’s part of it. But I think Tatum really likes it here.”
When talking about the previous Celtics vs. Heat series, Angie said: "I think we should win this series. Of course this is just an afterthought, but I still think we should have won this series. Yes. In fact, the third game against the Raptors in the semifinals was a very important turning point. The loss of that game was very, very difficult for us. Because of losing that game, we had to It took a lot of effort to end the series."
Tatum played 17 games in the playoffs this season, averaging 40.6 minutes, averaging 25.7 points, 10.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists.