Celtics star forward Jayson Tatum seen adding a fake stepback to his offensive toolkit


With each NBA offseason, players get to work on improving their games and maintaining their bodies in preparation for the campaign to come, and Boston Celtics star forward Jayson Tatum is no exception to this cycle.

The St. Louis native was recently seen working on adding a new offensive tool for his bag with longtime basketball trainer Drew Hanlen of Pure Sweat. Widely known for his sidestep 3-pointer, Tatum is now working on introducing a fake step-back trey to his arsenal as well, which ought to leave defenders frustrated and confused if deployed often and well enough to be effective.

The Celtics star can be seen trying it out in the video embedded below courtesy of Pure Sweat’s Twitter account, still looking a little unnatural and in need of polishing up.

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.

Update your settings here to see it.

But the Duke product is close to having it down, and it looks to be an impressive option to deploy while keeping opposing defenses honest.

Listen to the “Celtics Lab” podcast on:

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3zBKQY6

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3GfUPFi


Just how far did Boston Celtics fans go to help their team win playoff games back in the day?

Rare interview with Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird from 1986

Celtics Lab 140: Does the NBA have enough talent to expand, and how might it affect the Boston Celtics if they did?

Israel drops Eurobasket tilt to Czechia 88-77 as stashed Boston Celtics guard Yam Madar gets 16 points, 5 assists

Celtics great Bill Russell’s 1975 Hall of Fame ring reportedly up for auction

How big of a role does the media have in shaping the Boston Celtics roster decisions?


PHOTOS: All of the Boston Celtics’ draft picks since 2000



Which player would you take over the next five seasons? Jayson Tatum or Luka Doncic?



Every player in Boston Celtics history who wore No. 5



Is Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum one of the more egregious NBA 2k ratings adjustment snubs?


Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire

See also  Donovan Mitchell is not looking back on summer, says now is happiest he’s been in league

Source link