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Jayson Tatum opens up on quest to become next face of NBA: ‘It’s mine to take’

INDIANAPOLIS — Every trip to the gas station is a scavenger hunt for Jayson Tatum. Sure, he’s there to fill up the Rolls, but the real trophy of all his success and accomplishments is in the snack aisle.

Sitting among all the snacks he used to have as a kid, there is a bag of chips with his face on them.

“If we’re at a gas station, I always still buy my bag of chips because I used to dream about moments like these,” Tatum said with a smile.

Basketball is normal for him, no matter the stage. The court is one place that has stayed the same. It’s everything else that comes with the job that has taken some getting used to.

“It was never about the money and the cars and being famous or that lifestyle,” said Tatum, who spoke at a Ruffles-sponsored event during the NBA All-Star weekend. “I truly love the game because I love basketball, not for all the things that come with…

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