The 21-year-old forward scored a team-high 33 points in the Celtics' 114-103 win over the Utah Jazz on the road Wednesday night. It was his third consecutive game scoring 30-plus points, and in the month of February he's averaging 30.5 points on 50 percent (!) shooting from 3-point range.
Not only is Tatum scoring at a high level and doing it in an efficient manner, he's excelling against quality competition. Seven of the 11 teams the Celtics have played this month are currently in a playoff spot, including two of the top championship contenders in the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.
Several players couldn't resist giving Tatum a shoutout after another great game Wednesday night.
Here's some of the best Twitter reaction to Tatum's performance against the Jazz from various NBA players past and present.
Tatum becoming ELITE
— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) February 27, 2020
Tatum clearly eastern conference player of the month!!! It's not even close!!! Dude is on tear and i don't see it slowing down NO TIME SOON!!
— Jared Sullinger Sr. (@Jared_Sully0) February 27, 2020
Last retweet I promise lol! https://t.co/PgglOIeLv2
— Kendrick Perkins (@KendrickPerkins) February 27, 2020