Tom Brady provides Jayson Tatum a custom-made reward amid Celtics’ playoff run


“I like watching you play! Good luck.”

Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics dribbles down court during the first quarter of game two of the Eastern Conference Second Round Playoffs at TD Garden on May 03, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts
Jayson Tatum obtained some phrases of encouragement from Tom Brady forward of Recreation 5 in opposition to the Sixers. Maddie Meyer / Getty Photos

Tom Brady might not name New England house anymore.

However that doesn’t imply the previous Patriots nice isn’t rooting for different star athletes within the Boston sports activities sphere.

After getting back from Philadelphia following Video games 3 and 4 in opposition to the 76ers, Celtics ahead Jayson Tatum had a formidable reward awaiting him again house: an autographed Tom Brady Patriots jersey.

Alongside along with his signage, Brady wrote, “Jayson, L.F.G. I like watching you play! Good luck. 7X SB champ.”

Tatum posted about Brady’s supply on his Instagram story, including: “Admire you” with a goat emoji in recognition of the QB’s standing as the best to ever take to the gridiron.

Although the now-retired Brady opted to depart the Patriots in March 2020 and signal with the Buccaneers, the sign caller has had loads of conversations with Tatum through the years.

“Me and Tom speak once in a while,” Tatum stated on a podcast again in December 2021, including: “Tom’s my man.”

Maybe Brady’s phrases of encouragement will result in optimistic outcomes on the court docket for each Tatum and the Celtics on Tuesday night time.

Boston will look to take a 3-2 sequence edge in its semifinal sequence with Philadelphia in Recreation 5 at TD Backyard. Tip-off is about for 7:30 p.m.