Home Sports Redskin Buckley: The Celtics, ‘a college team with a couple of guys,’ own... SportsRedskin Buckley: The Celtics, ‘a college team with a couple of guys,’ own Boston sports September 12, 2020 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp It was all coming together for Jayson Tatum Friday night — the raw talent, the aggressiveness coexisting with composure, the hard-earned lessons that can only be learned on the NBA’s postseason stage — and it was all coming together in such a way that a veteran was recruited to put it all in perspective for us. “He’s a superstar,” offered Kemba Walker, almost matter-of-factly, after the Celtics had emerged with a 92-87 victory over the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. “He showed it tonight,” he said. “He’s a special kid.” And yet in delivering perspective about that kid, Walker’s mere presence offers perspective on an entirely different level. This man, this sturdy veteran of nine NBA seasons, turned 30 on May 8. To roll back the clock, then, to when it was Walker who was a kid, a for-real kid, it means he was 11 years old when Adam… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Live Q&A with Orioles writer Dan Connolly at 11 a.m. ET on Sept. 29 ‘No redshirt years:’ Broncos rookies Hamler, Jeudy being pressed into big roles Staples: Kentucky is good enough, but it has to play well enough The LeBron journey continues: A late night at Three Bridges with a fourth title in view The future is uncertain, but Jon Lester forever changed the culture of the Cubs [Sports Gab Network: Redskins Gab] – – Redskins Gab Clemson recruiting roundup: What Dabo Swinney thinks of the official visit ban Lott: To prosper in the postseason, Blue Jays must cut out the sloppy mistakes ‘A hell of a journey’: Lakers reach NBA Finals a year after their pursuit began Analysing Thiago Silva’s Premier League debut (not just that slip) Does FSU stink or is Miami for real? The answer to the latter comes at Clemson Landon Collins fined $10k for late hit in Week 1; Troy Apke over $5k for helmet-to-helmet hit LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.