Damian Lillard confirms he’s out on a deal to Boston, and Jayson Tatum gives him grief about it

On a recent Instagram Live session put together to respond to comments made by Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes on the “Courtside Heat” podcast about his future with the Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard found himself getting some fun poked at him by Boston Celtics star forward Jayson Tatum for his stance on not wanting to be dealt to the Celtics. Tatum expressed amusement at Lillard’s seemingly anti-Boston stance. While the Blazers star reportedly considered teams like the Miami Heat as a potential destination, Boston was not among his preferred choices.

The confirmation of Lillard’s lack of interest in joining the Celtics from the man himself might have crushed some fans hopes for such a deal manifesting in reality, but it was likely a longshot at best even if the Portland Star wanted to be dealt to Boston.

Check out the clip embedded below from the folks at the Chaz NBA YouTube channel to see the moment in question for yourself, as well as some additional context.

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