Is Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum the leading MVP candidate to start the season?

In a historic performance, All-NBA forward Jayson Tatum put up 32 points and 11 rebounds while helping to guide the Boston Celtics to a 124-114 win over the Brooklyn Nets on this past Saturday evening — and might be on his way to another major milestone as a potential early-season MVP leader.

Tatum, who reached a major career milestone in epic fashion by scoring his 10,000th career point in the game’s second quarter, later addressed the media about his achievement. At a mere 25 years old, the St. Louis native has etched his name in the Celtics’ record books by becoming the youngest player to attain this illustrious mark in the history of the storied ball club.

CLNS Media reporters Bobby Manning and Josue Pavon had plenty to say about it from the Barclays Center after Boston’s fifth win of the season.

Check it out for yourself in the clip embedded above.

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Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire