Monday, February 6 2023

Even on some of the worst teams in the NBA, you can usually find some fans who will vocally chant “M-V-P” for a player or two on their roster when the ball club starts heating up on the court. But an actual case for the season’s Most Valuable Player award is seldom very solid simply due to a mixture of more talented competition and fan-tinted lenses.

But what about this season for superstar Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum? Does the data from the season so far support a case for the St. Louis native to take home the most coveted hardware come spring?

The host of the eponymous “Forsberg’s Four” segment on NBC Boston Sports, Chris Forsberg, recently made his case that Tatum is indeed in the running based on what has transpired so far in 2022-23.

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Take a look at the clip embedded above to hear his take.

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