January 17th, the Celtics beat the Hornets 130-118.
After the game, Celtics player Marcus Smart was interviewed by the media and talked about the team.
“Teammates will do their best to make sure you don’t fail. If you don’t play well, just play the ball the right way, even if it’s for your teammates,” Smart said in an interview.
“Jason Tatum has been doing it, you can see it in his performance.”
“He’s back to his form, he’s in a good rhythm now. Tatum is getting rewarded for playing the right way, and that’s the way it is.”
In this game, Tatum played 40 minutes, scored 51 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists, and made 15 of 23 shots.
Smart played 31 minutes, scored 10 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 block, and made 4 of 8 shots.