The Big 3 NBA Podcast

Did Jaylen Brown Deserve ECF MVP?

A. Sherrod Blakely, Kwani Lunis, and Gary Washburn recap the Celtics sweeping the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals and reflect on Jaylen Brown winning the Larry Bird Eastern Conference Finals MVP over Jayson Tatum. They look forward to the NBA Finals and make their guesses on how Tatum will perform in that series, and discuss the recent Stephen A. Smith comments regarding Jaylen Brown.

0:00 – Intro

1:31 – Celtics’ impressive victories

5:38 – Jaylen Brown MVP

7:51 – Jaylen’s winning plays

10:05 – Jaylen’s leadership qualities

13:50 – Tatum’s Dominance

16:00 – Perception of Jaylen

20:29 – Jaylen’s motivation

23:01 – Criticism in sports media

26:13 – Jaylen’s resilience

27:55 – Rookie salary scale

30:56 – Looking ahead to NBA finals

34:04 – Durant’s injury update

37:56 – Concerns about Howard’s performance

39:51 – Anticipating NBA Finals

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Jackson Tolliver

Jackson Tolliver is a producer and editor for CLNS Media. He graduated from Emerson College in 2024 where he studied journalism, focused on sports broadcasting. He previously worked for The Boston Globe as a sports correspondent and WHDH 7News as a broadcast writer.

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