As impressive as the likes of Luka Doncic, Nikola Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo have been in recent weeks, don’t count Jayson Tatum out of the MVP race just yet.
Tatum racked up his second career triple-double to lead the Boston Celtics to a 116-88 blowout win over Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks, ending their seven-game winning streak.
The Celtics star finished with 29 points including 11-of-12 shooting from the free throw line with 14 rebounds, 10 assists, a steal and two blocks in a huge performance.
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Meanwhile Doncic, who went into the game scorching-hot – averaging 41.7 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists over the last week – was well below his form.
He posted 23 points, nine rebounds and three assists…